Audrey Penn says: I have always believed that people, no matter how bad they are, when they see a really good kid in trouble, they’re going to help
Ann Widdecombe says: Oliver’s innocence is not being protected. It’s the exact opposite, although he is innocent – nobody who wasn’t would have said ‘Can I have some more?’ in those circumstances. I think this is a completely different angle on childhood innocence. Because Oliver knows what he’s doing.