No Greater Love

London's little-known Memorial of Heroic Self-Sacrifice commemorates ordinary men, women and children who made a split-second decision to rescue another person – and died as a result.

Best Documentary: Honorable Mention2013 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition

2013 / Cathy FitzGerald / BBC World Service, UK

London's little-known Memorial of Heroic Self-Sacrifice commemorates ordinary men, women and children who made a split-second decision to rescue another person – and died as a result.

Now – for the first time in 78 years – a new name has been added: Leigh Pitt, who drowned saving a child in 2007.

No Greater Love won a Best Documentary: Honorable Mention award in the 2013 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition. It was produced by Cathy FitzGerald and Matt Thompson for Rockethouse Productions and BBC World Service,

Listen to all nine winners of the 2013 TC/RHDF Competition, and check out the EXTRA section below for a few related links, and to hear Cathy and Matt accepting their award.


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