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The Borderers: Vengeance


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by Bill Craig
[Starring] Iain Cuthbertson, Michael Gambon, Joseph Brady, Edith Macarthur
Guest stars Grant Taylor, Ian McCulloch
A dangerous, troubled frontier - where cross words soon lead to crossed swords and a brawl can start a war. This is the explosive situation on the Anglo-Scottish border in the 1560s, when men like Ker of Cessford, Warden of the Scottish Middle March, struggle to keep order over a hot-headed people owing more allegiance to their surnames than to the Crown. Peace-loving families depend for their livelihood on their cattle and for their defence on their solid stone castles. Gavin Ker of Slitrig, eldest son of such a family, seeks a wider world .... but a shattering experience lies in wait for him.
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Series created by/Writer: Bill Craig
Designer: Colin Shaw
Producer/Director: Peter Graham Scott
Robin Graham: Ian McCulloch
Cessford: Iain Cuthbertson
Scottish Warden Sgt: Ray Foster
Black Dowie: Bill McCare
Muschamp: Bill Henderson
Gavin: Michael Gambon
Jamie: Ross Campbell
Rab: Joseph Brady
Agnes: Nell Brennan
Grizel: Margaret Greig
Gilbert: Grant Taylor
Margaret: Edith MacArthur
Pringle: Russell Waters
Tam Elliot: James Copeland
Lisle: David Davies
English Warden Sgt: Tony Wright

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The Borderers: Vengeance

BBC Two England, 31 December 1968 20.00

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