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Flowers of the Forest


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A Screen Two drama starring Lia Williams, Pauline Collins, Annette Crosbie

Two young children are brought to Janet Hinton, a social worker in the Scottish Highlands. When both she and an independent expert become convinced that the children are part of a ritual child abuse network, the small community is thrown into disarray.
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Andrew Duncan interviews Pauline Collins: page 20


Writery: Michael Eaton
Producer: Norman McCandlish
Director: Michael Whyte
Unknown: Andrew Duncan
Unknown: Pauline Collins
Janet Hinton: Lia Williams
Aileen Matthews: Pauline Collins
Elizabeth Mackay: Annette Crosbie
Nell Ogilvie: Patricia Kerrigan
Amy Ogllvie: Kelly MacDonald
Gordon Weir: Clive Russell
Magda Lewis: Susan Vidler
Estelle: Barbara Peirson
Dr Torrance: Garrick Hagon
Jamie Ogilvie: Gordon McCorkell
Cindi Ogilvie: Lyndsay Henderson
Annie: Molly Weir
Headmistress: Janette Foggo
Hostel supervisor: Lesley Mackie
George: Gary Lewis
Terry Rainbird: John Buick
Becky Rainbird: Patricia Ross
Josie Rainbird: Sophie Scott
Dorian Rainbird: Gareth White
Police constable: David Gallacher
Doctor: Ronald Simon
First survivor: Mary Waters
Second survivor: Philip Carroll

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