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Kane and Abel


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Another chance to see
JEFFREY ARCHER 'S international bestseller adapted for television in three parts.
A compelling story of power, ambition, love and treachery spanning six decades and involving two men born into different worlds who are destined to spend their lives in pursuit of revenge. Starring and Episode 1
18 April 1902: William Kane and Abel Rosnovski are bom on the same day but under vastly different circumstances. Abel is the illegitimate son of a Polish peasant, Kane is the much-awaited heir to a Bostonian banking dynasty.
While Abel suffers the horrors of war and imprisonment before escaping to make his fortune in America, Kane enjoys the privileged life of a wealthy socialite. The Wall Street Crash of 1929 brings these two men together and a bitter, life-long vendetta begins.
Written by ROBERT LENSKI Directed by BUZZ KULIK
(Episode 2 tomorrow at 8.35pm) (R)


Unknown: Jeffrey Archer
Unknown: William Kane
Unknown: Abel Rosnovski
Written By: Robert Lenski
Directed By: Buzz Kulik
Abel Rosnovski: Peter Strauss
William Kane: Sam Neill
Thaddeus Cohen: Ron Silver
David Osborne: David Dukes
Davis LeRoy: Fred Gwynne
Richard Kane: Tom Roberts Byrd
Zofia Rosnovski: Alberta Watson
Matthew Lester: Reed Birney
George Nowak: Vyto Ruginis
Susan Lester: Jill Eikenberry
Allan Lloyd: Richard Anderson
Florentyna Rosnovski: Kate McNeil
Kate Kane: Veronica Hamel
Anne Kane: Lisa Banes
The Baron: Christopher Cazenove
Melanie: Sheree J Wilson
Simmons: Kent Broadhurst
Curtis Fenton: Richard Seff
Thomas Cohen: Larry Keith
Charles Lester: Robert Milli
Dr MacKendrick: Ken Pogue
David Maxton: Paul Harding
Ted Leach: Richard Thomsen
Peter Parfitt: Jonathon Moore
Desmond Pacey: John Newton

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