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The Singing Detective


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The last in a six-part film with music by DENNIS POTTER starring with Janet Suzman
Patrick Malahide and Lyndon Davies Who Done It
'He's one step in front of us all the time. We've got to accept that.'
'I don't accept nothing. We'll root him out.'
'But where to look? Up a gum tree?'
'I tell you this - there's no such thing as a perfect hiding place. Sooner or later - somewhere or other - he's bound to give himself away.'
Directed by JON AMIEL


Music By: Dennis Potter
Unknown: Janet Suzman
Unknown: Patrick Malahide
Unknown: Lyndon Davies
Directed By: Jon Amiel
Philip Marlow: Michael Gambon
Nicola: Janet Suzman
Mark Binney: .Patrick Malahide
Finney: .Patrick Malahide
Raymond: .Patrick Malahide
Mrs Marlow: Alison Steadman
Nurse Mills: Joanne Whalley
Dr Gibbon: Bill Paterson
Mr Hall: David Ryall
Reginald: Gerard Horan
Mr Tomkey: Leslie French
Mr Marlow: Jim Carter
First mysterious man: Ron Cook
Second mysterious man: George Rossi
Staff Nurse White: Imelda Staunton
Grandad Baxter: Wally Thomas
Philip (aged 10): Lyndon Davies
Schoolteacher: Janet Henfrey
Scarecrow: Janet Henfrey
Night nurse: Sharon D. Clarke
Porter: Geff Francis
Policeman: Malcolm Storry
Physiotherapist: Tricia George
First soldier: Niven Boyd
Second soldier: David Thewliss
Mark Binney (aged 10): William Speakman
Barbara: Samantha Bryant

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The Singing Detective

BBC Two England, 6 July 1988 21.25

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