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Michael Elphick stars as hard-bitten journalist Harry Salter in this new drama series. Earlier in his career he'd reached features editor status on Fleet Street, before the drink took hold. Now he's sniffing out the stories for the news agency in Darlington that he runs.
In this second episode, a routine patrol with the motorway police uncovers a dramatic incident. "Page 4 job," Harry mutters. "Other people's nightmares - we love 'em."
In the part of Stebbings watch out for character actor Steve Coogan , best known as Radio 4' s blundering sports reporter cum chat-show host Alan Partridge.
Written by Mick Ford
Producer Martin McKeand
Director Mary McMurray
A Union Pictures production for BBCtv


Unknown: Michael Elphick
Unknown: Steve Coogan
Unknown: Alan Partridge.
Written By: Mick Ford
Producer: Martin McKeand
Director: Mary McMurray
Harry Salter: Michael Elphick
Rita: Barbara Marten
Nick: David Roper
Snappy: Ian Bartholomew
Alice: Julie Graham
Jonathan: Tom Hollander
Jackie: Kate Wood
Stebbings: Steve Coogan
Royo: John Thomson
Vicar: Donald McBride
MrManh: Rex Wei
Finnerty: Andy Mulligan
MrsCorrie: Judith Barker
Clare: Dystin Johnson
Cassidy: Trevor Fox

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