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Risk Involved by Roy RUSSELL
Series devised by ALAN PLATER from an initial idea by ALAN PLATER and PHILIP LEVENE
Script editor, Gerry Davis Designer, Tom Carter
Producer, DAVID E. Rose
Directed by GERRY MILL
Jim Loftus decides to take a hand in public affairs when the quiet lane outside his doorway becomes a major highway. Feeling that the Council are not doing enough, he sets up an action committee to get quick results. Jim becomes a Furness celebrity, and enjoys the publicity and the feeling of importance it gives him-but is he prepared to pay the price, which in this case could even mean the loss of his job and the break-up of his family?


Unknown: Thora Hird
Unknown: Robert Keegan
Unknown: Jahes Grout
Unknown: Henry Knowles
Unknown: Roy Russell
Unknown: Alan Plater
Unknown: Alan Plater
Unknown: Philip Levene
Editor: Gerry Davis
Designer: Tom Carter
Producer: David E. Rose
Directed By: Gerry Mill
Directed By: Jim Loftus
Kim Loftus: Julie Booth
Sarah Danby: Thora Hird
Tom Danby: Henry Knowles
Will Tarrant: Robert Keegan
Jim Loftus: Jack Smethurst
Bob Fisher: Donald Webster
Roly Jones: Alan Hockey
Shirley Loftus: Jacqueline Ellis
Alan Hallsall: Harry Littlewood
George Kingston: James Grout
Trevor Owen: Richard Davies

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