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Sutherland's Law


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The Ship by JOHN WILES starring lain
Cuthbertson Gareth Thomas , Maev Alexander and Don McKillop
A valuable pendant is the first link in a chain which takes Sutherland all around the world to end where he started.
Director BRIAN FARNHAM. BBC Scotland


Unknown: John Wiles
Unknown: Cuthbertson Gareth Thomas
Unknown: Maev Alexander
Unknown: Don McKillop
Unknown: Lindsay Galloway
Editor: Graham Williams
Designer: David McKenzie
Producer: Neil McCallum
Director: Brian Farnham.
Man: Jemil Mohammed
Chester: Leonard Maguire
Sheriff Durwood: Moultrie Kelsall
John Sutherland: Lain Cuthbertson
Christine Russell: Maev Alexander
Alec Duthie: Gareth Thomas
Constable Merengie: Jack McKenzie
Stevie Sampson: Brian Pettifer
Inspector Menzies: Victor Carin
Samuel Mowat: James Copeland
Captain Keith: Harry Walker
Sergeant McKechnie: Don McKillop
Beth Sampson: Isobel Gardner
Seaweed gatherer: John Morton
Farmer: Hugh Boyle

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