Billy Barratt in Responsible Child

United Kingdom


Based on a true story, Responsible Child follows Ray, a 12 year old boy who finds himself standing trial for murder. Told in two time frames, it follows his journey through the legal system and engages with the on-going debate around the appropriate age of criminal responsibility.

Program Information

Kudos / 72 Films / BBC Two

Billy Barratt is the youngest International Emmy Awards nominee in the Best Performance by an Actor category. Responsible Child is also nominated in the TV Movie/Mini-Series category.