Home » Deborah James: Bowelbabe In Her Own Words viewers in tears watching ‘heartbreaking’ documentary

DAME Deborah James’s army of fans were in tears tonight as a ‘heartbreaking’ documentary about the late Bowelbabe aired on the BBC.

Viewers tuning in for Deborah James: Bowelbabe In Her Own Words were devastated watching the brave campaigner’s fight in the powerful film – and hailed her once again as a hero.

Deborah's plight in the documentary moved viewers to tears


Deborah’s plight in the documentary moved viewers to tearsCredit: BBC

Admirers of incredible former school teacher and Sun columnist, Deb, who tragically passed away last June after a six year battle with terminal bowel cancer, flocked to social media to share their emotions as the programme screened on BBC2.

“Watching this on BBCTwo and am hugely moved by it, to tears,” one wrote on twitter. “The reality is so harsh.”

“What an amazing woman, am in tears watching this. Please check your poo,” added another.

“Never seen such an incredible lady,” weighed in a third.

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“Heartbreaking yet fabulous,” a fourth summed up of Deb’s indomitable spirit.

“What a moving, powerful and beautiful documentary,” said a fifth. “Don’t mind admitting there were tears in my eyes watching this remarkable lady’s battle against bowel cancer. What an inspiration Debs was/ is.”

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