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Screen Two: Flea Bites


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A new BBC film starring Nigel Hawthorne
Stephen Lowe 's sensitive and poignant screenplay explores the miniature marvel of the Flea Circus as rediscovered by a young boy and an old Polish emigre, worlds apart in culture. The story of their gradually developing friendship becomes both moving and magical as they struggle to re-create the "smallest show on earth".
This is Anthony Hill 's first acting role. He was discovered at a youth theatre workshop in Nottingham. Lowe's stage plays include The Ragged
Trousered Philanthropists; he has written Cries from the Watch Tower and Ice Dance for TV.
Producers Alan Dossor and Peter Kendal Director Alan Dossor
● STEREO: TELETEXT SUBTITLES: p 888 0 DRAMA: page 6: FILMS: pages 4 1 -48


Unknown: Nigel Hawthorne
Unknown: Stephen Lowe
Unknown: Anthony Hill
Producers: Alan Dossor
Producers: Peter Kendal
Director: Alan Dossor
Kryst: Nigel Hawthorne
Jason: Anthony Hill
Sharon: Michelle Fairley
Dave: Tim Healy
Johnnie: Charlie Bartle
Teacher: Crispin Harris
Big jimmy: Christopher Greener
Paul: Ashley Brooks
Kawalski: Thadeus Kaye
Billy: Dalton Walters

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