Three-year-old to play Madeleine in reconstruction

A BBC Crimewatch reconstruction of Madeleine McCann's disappearance will star a three-year-old actress as Maddie.

A small production team from the programme have spent a week filming abroad for the new appeal, which goes to air on Monday 14th October.

Crimewatch presenter Kirsty Young speaks to the McCanns in the new programme, while presenter Matthew Amroliwala has been to Praia da Luz in Portugal to explore the new focus of the police investigation.

The McCanns and the senior investigating police officer will also be live in the studio.

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New Maddie info 'encouraging'

Madeleine McCann's parents are "greatly encouraged" by new information about the disappearance of their daughter, they said in a statement ahead of a fresh appeal to be aired on BBC Crimewatch on Monday 14th October.