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The Standard: 9: Two Birds, One Stone


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by Nick McCarty
A series in 13 episodes
[Starring] Colette O'Neil, Neil Stacy, Tom Watson and Patrick Malahide

Colin Anderson goes to investigate a rumoured oil leak in the North Sea and finds himself threatened on all sides.

BBC Scotland


Writer: Nick McCarty
Series created by: Peter May
Series created by: Alastair Balfour
Script Editor: Maggie Allen
Designer: Alec Gourlay
Producer: Roderick Graham
Director: Michael Hayes
Alan: David Hargreaves
Submersible driver: Robert Hamilton
Peter Dawson: Neil Stacy
Felicity Grant: Colette O'Neil
Colin Anderson: Patrick Malahide
Alex Forsyth: Tom Watson
Donny Gill: Jack Watson
Pilot: Roy Hanlon
Jenkins: Moray Watson
Benson: Godfrey James
Jack Putnam: Shane Rimmer
Jock: Frank Duncan

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