ITV’s new drama Anne has captured the nation’s hearts as they recap the events of the Hillsborough disaster with the book now in high demand with fans.

The drama followed campaigner Anne Williams, played by Maxine Peak, who fought for many years for her son Kevin who was one of 97 football fans who died in the disaster.

Her 15-year-old son Kevin went to the April 15, 1989 Liverpool v Nottingham FA Cup semi-final there and tragically never returned home.

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As expected within minutes of the first episode, viewers took to Twitter to share their heartbreak as the drama unfolded.

ITV Anne actress Maxine Peake
(Image: ITV)

As the third episode of the four part series continues, the book, which was released a while ago is now in high demand with viewers unable to find a copy.

Since the ITV popular show the book is now going for £69 on Amazon – far beyond its RRP – and is also currently unavailable to buy.

The book is now in high demand and fans went straight to social media to seek help in finding a copy.

Hillsborough disaster books
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@TrishB_585 Tweeted: “#Anne didn’t know there was a book. Just looked it up on Amazon. They are wanting £69 for it!!!”

@Robotlara commented: “I hope there’s a reprint of #Anne book. It’s selling for £69 on Amazon rn!”

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@salty1980 questioned: “Is Anne’s book available in ‘real life’? I can’t find it online. #Anne.”

@ChubbologyScot added: “@ITV I think there should be a reprint of Annes book.. I’m desperate to read it! @MPeakeOfficial is outstanding #Anne #Hillsborough.”

One viewer suggested the book is still in stock for £9.99 at Waterstones – but possibly not for long.

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