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Child Stars: We Blame The Parents!

Martin Aston, Q, August 1994

Don't put your daughter on the stage, Mrs Worthington. Better still, burn that Opportunity Knocks application form. Today's child stars are tomorrow's drug addicts, depressives, anorexics, born-again Christians, off-licence employees and millionaire promoters. "Little" Martin Aston tracks down yesteryear's school-age hit-makers and asks, Where have you been since your last Top Of The Pops?

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