Lorraine Pascale wants to find her foster mother for a BBC Two programme about fostering

Can you help find Lorraine Pascale's foster mum?

Can you help find Lorraine Pascale's foster mum?

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A celebrity chef is appealing to residents for help to find a foster carer who looked after her at birth.

Chef, author and former model Lorraine Pascale spent the first 18 months of her life in Leytonstone in the care of a woman she believes may have been called Marion.

Now, she is making a BBC Two programme with the working title Lorraine Pascale: The Truth About Fostering and hopes to make contact with the woman who cared for her between 1972 and 1974.

At 18 months, she was adopted by another family and taken to Oxfordshire.

The show’s producers say social care records have drawn a blank and are appealing to the public for help.

When the programme was announced last month Ms Pascale said: “I believe foster care is the Cinderella of the care world and there is far more emphasis put on adoption.

“I’m making this film to throw the spotlight on to fostering and hopefully encourage more people to consider it as an option.”

Email maria.atherton@bbc.co.uk with information.

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11:21pm Thu 30 Jan 14

Villagecranberry says...

I think there is a system that you can leave your name and ask them to phone or write or try 192.com or professional service that research like 'who do you thing you are?' I am informed you can negotiate a rate depending how far back it is but it is not that expensive remarkably.. Also the victors register and friends reunited?
I think there is a system that you can leave your name and ask them to phone or write or try 192.com or professional service that research like 'who do you thing you are?' I am informed you can negotiate a rate depending how far back it is but it is not that expensive remarkably.. Also the victors register and friends reunited? Villagecranberry
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