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Crucial Tales


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The second of four dramas from black and Asian film-makers.
Mai is a late-night pirate radio disc jockey, Dush is a boy from the street and Bob Finch is a detective constable with somethingto hide. As the night's drama unfolds, all three are broughttogether on a collision course.
Written and directed by Avril E Russell ; Producer
ColinLudlow Stereo


Unknown: Bob Finch
Directed By: Avril E Russell
Mai: Loretta Parnell
Tarzan: Cheshire Cat
Tony: Burt Caesar
DJ MikeyTone: Derek Elroy
PC Benson: William Lawrance
DS Otis: Elaine Donnelly
Action: Thomas Goodridge
Dush: Ricci Harnett
DC Finch: Nick Reding
Lisa: Sheila Whitfield
WPC McAllister: Faith Flint
Rachel: Susan Warren
Tino: Cliff Parisi

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