Paul O'Grady's Little Heroes - Series Two

A unique insight into Great Ormond Street Hospital

Go behind the scenes at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) for another heart-warming series of Paul O'Grady’s Little Heroes, starting on ITV at 8.30pm on Thursday 12 September. The six-part ITV series will provide a unique insight into the hospital and the lives of the brave and resilient children who are treated there every day.

You can find an episode guide below, which includes links to behind the scenes stories about the stars of the show.

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Paul O'Grady said:

It’s been a privilege to return to GOSH, meeting children and their families as they face complex medical conditions and treatments. I can’t wait for you all to meet the children, young people and brave families who inspired me so much during my time at this very special hospital.”

Episode guide

Reagan at GOSH.

Episode One: 8.30pm, Thursday 12 September

Paul returns to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) to meet patients, staff and family. In episode one, Paul meets Reagan (pictured above), who was diagnosed with scoliosis – a sideways curvature of the spine. Paul also meets Gavriel, who is taking part in an innovative new clinical trial involving artificial intelligence (AI), and Daniel, aged 5, who has Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis. We also meet Play Specialist, Alanna, who talks about the vital role of play at GOSH.

Find out more: Read more about Reagan’s story and head over to the hospital site to learn more about Gavriel and Daniel’s GOSH experiences. You can also find out more about the role of play at GOSH and how you can get involved and help.


Looking back at Series One

Mum, Juliet, visits GOSH regularly with Emily and Luke.

The first series of Paul O'Grady's Little Heroes aired last August on ITV. You can read about some of the cast members below.

Episode One

Read about Emily and Luke and how you could help support the charity. You can also visit the hospital site to find out more about Mackenzie and the hospital's amazing staff.

Episode Two

Lily’s mum, Sam, shares more of their inspiring GOSH story here. You can also read about Ruth and Ezra on the hospital site and find out more about the staff involved in Ezra’s treatment.

Episode Three

Find out more about Taheem and how the charity helps support families by funding parent accommodation. You can also visit the hospital site to find out more about patients, Aleks and Fazeel.

Episode Four

In this episode meets, Alex, who was only a few weeks old when admitted to GOSH . Visit the hospital site to find out more about patient, Esme.

Episode Five

Discover more about patients, George and Angel, and read interviews with Play Specialist, Lynsey Steele and Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist, Juan Kaski. Also, visit the hospital site to read all about Freddie and Arthur and Professor Darren Hargrave. 

Episode Six

Read Amélie's story and discover more about the hospital's amazing chapel. Head over to the hospital site to find out more about patients, Ocean and Rosey and meet some of the hospital's incredible staff, including Dr Zubair Tahir and Nurse Practitioner, Donna Wyan.