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Screen Two: Knockback: 2

Synopsis

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A two-part film by Brian Phelan
Starring Pauline Collins Derrick O'Connor

Alan and Sylvia fall in love and Alan gains a renewed sense of purpose. He begins to hope for an eventual release on licence. However both he and Sylvia have to face the fact that, for the foreseeable future, they cannot enjoy any physical intimacy. They decide to treat their affair as a long Victorian courtship.
(Ceefax subtitles)

Contributors

Writer: Brian Phelan
Based on the book by: Peter Adams
Based on the book by: Shirley Cooklin
Music composed by: Richard Rodney Bennett
Make-up Designer: Eileen Mair
Make-up Designer: Jenny Shircore
Costume Designer: Laura Ergis
Film Editor: Tariq Anwar
Film Cameraman: David Feig
Designer: Dick Coles
Producer: Philip Hinchcliffe
Director: Piers Haggard
Sylvia: Pauline Collins
Alan: Derrick O'Connor
Ruthie: Michelle Mulvany
Adam: Timothy Jessel
Jenny: Diana Rayworth
Alan's mother: Peggy Aitchison
Gartree officer: Arnold Peters
Gartree officer: Julian Hall
Clarke: Laurence Harrington
Terry: Roger Monk
Phil Strode: Peter John
Jonathan Lee: Graham Lines
Mary Wood: Sally Lahee
Verne reception officer: Robert Putt
Verne prisoner: Vincent Friell
Governor: Peter Cartwright
Visiting room officer: Malcolm Terris
Kitchen officer: Frank Coda
Kitchen officer: Bill Riddoch
Visitor: Petronella Barker
Charles Le Page: Olivier Pierre
CID officer: Lain Ratrray
Man at party: Ray Sumby
Woman at party: Joanna Phillips-Lane
Asst governor: Geoffrey Swan
Peter: Leslie Grantham
Interviewer: Michael Barrington
Rock band: Dave Anderson
Rock band: Kenny Potter
Rock band: Rab Handleigh
Rock band: David Hicks
Go-go dancer: Joanne Cairns
Go-go dancer: Katrina Norman
Governor: Michael MacKenzie
Whitehall secretary: Rowena Ingram
Whitehall PPS: Peter Ellis
Amicus secretary: Isabel Lansdale
Amicus chairman: Angus MacKay
Asst Governor, Leyhill: Sean Arnold
Steve: Gavin Harding
Officer: Ian Brimble
Social worker: Pamela Moiseiwitsch
Sally: Brenda Kempner






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