BBC Lifeline Appeal

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Fern Britton says: “All of us have dreams, some may never happen, but there are families for whom it is possible to grant them the impossible. Dreams Come True helps Children with serious and life-threatening illnesses to have that special something actually happen. I am delighted to be helping them spread the word on the BBC Lifeline Appeal this autumn. A little goes a long way. “

Find out more about Myles, Matthew and Jenny below.


Myles was receiving treatment for Hepablastoma - a very rare cancerous tumour that originates in a child's liver. It was his dream have a day out with his family that involved animals.

Read Myles story here


A life-changing accident which left Jenny paralysed from the chest down inspired her to seize every moment. With a positive attitude and a strong family she has her sights set on the 2020 Paralympic games in Tokyo. Jenny's dream was an all-terrain wheelchair.

Read Jenny's story here.


Matthew is only 4 and has a rare chromosome disorder called Duplication 15q syndrome or (IDIC15). This affects all aspects of Matthew’s physical and neurological development. His communication is very limited and he is not able to speak.  His dream is a safety bed so he can go on trip with his family.

Read Matthew's story here.