Michael Donovan

Karen Matthews’ former best friend has revealed a shocking theory about the faux kidnapping which wrenched Shannon from her
Karen Matthews reportedly lied about her kidnapping conviction in order to get a job in a coffee shop. Matthews, who was
Craig Meehan went from local fishmonger to convicted paedophile.
Natalie Brown, Karen Matthews' neighbour, is played by Sian Brooke
BBC drama The Moorside reexamines the hoax abduction of Shannon Matthews in 2008.
She continued to visit Karen Matthews throughout her time in prison.