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Screen Two: Dead Lucky


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By Barbara Rennie from the novel "Lake of Darkness" by Ruth Rendell.
With Nicholas Farrell, Philip Davis, Harriet Bagnall and William Gaminara.

What could be luckier than a pools win? But Martin's good fortune brings deadly results.

(Feature: page 84 and Films: page 15)
(Ceefax Subtitles)


Writer: Barbara Rennie
Author (Lake of Darkness): Ruth Rendell
Lighting Cameraman: Remi Adefarasin
Film Editor: Robin Sales
Designer: Humphrey Jaeger
Director: Barbara Rennie
Producer: Ann Scott
Finn: Philip Davis
Boy: Carl Pizzie
Landlord: Chris Sanders
Lena Finn: Ann Way
Martin Urban: Nicholas Farrell
Norman Tremlett: Peter Waddington
Adrian Vowchurch: Robert Daws
Tim Sage: William Gaminara
Mrs Urban: Thelma Whiteley
Mrs Gogarty: Paula Jacobs
Ann Blake: Jacqui Docker
Walter: Donald Douglas
Mr Cochrane: Robert Austin
Caroline: Ann-Marie Gwatkin
Mrs Bhavnani: Charu Bala Chokshi
Francesca: Harriet Bagnall
Lindsay: Alexandra Eagle
Woman at Graston Road: Honora Burke
Goldie: Doreen Taylor

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