2012: 14.48 mins

After losing their babies to stillbirth, Emily and Andy lives are torn apart. As Emily withdraws into a world of delusion as a way to cope, Andy is left isolated and trying to deal with his own grief. Will their relationship be strong enough to survive?



Emily – Lesley Sharp
Andy – Shaun Dooley

Teenage mum – Jasmine Givnan


Writer/Director/Producer – Debbie Howard 
Executive Producers – Colin McKeown, Christine Bell, Alice Jolly, Stephen Kinsella 
Director of Photography – Phil Wood 
Sound  – Grant Bridgeman 
Editor – Neil Fergusson 
Art  Director – Helen Watson 
Composer – Samuel Karl Bohn 
Line Producer – Sandra  Chapman 
Special Effects – Mervyn Ternan 

‘Very moving and sensitively handled. Chilling, beautiful and great performances.’

Deborah Joan Haywood, Director of Pincushion

‘A wonderfully tender and compassionate articulation of love and loss. Peekaboo unwraps the layers of grief and emotional reconciliation with heart breaking precision and sensitivity.’

Caroline Cooper Charles, Creative England

‘Peekaboo powerfully resonates and endures. It is the latest film from Debbie Howard who proves that she is undoubtedly a talent to watch!’  

Colin PonsStudio of the North & Fear Factory

Screened at film festivals internationally.

Festival Awards/Nominations

Buffalo Niagra Film Festival – Awarded an Honourable Mention for Story 2012