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Takin' over the Asylum


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Fourth of a six-part drama set in a mental hospital, starring Ken Stott , Katy Murphy
Fool on the Hill. Dark-horse Fergus, gifted and schizophrenic, is shocked to learn of his proposed discharge from St Jude's. Can he secure a job and re-adjust to life on the outside?
Written by Donna Franceschild ; Producer Chris Parr Director David Blair Stereo Subtitled ...123741


Unknown: Ken Stott
Unknown: Katy Murphy
Written By: Donna Franceschild
Producer: Chris Parr
Director: David Blair
Eddie: Ken Stott
Francine: Katy Murphy
Grandma: Elizabeth Spriggs
Campbell: David Tennant
Fergus: Angus MacFadyen
Rosalie: Ruth McCabe
Isabel: Angela Bruce
Evelyn: Sandra Voe
Griffin: Roy Hanlon
MacAteer: Neil McKinven
DrHollis: Kika Markham
Paula: Arabella Weir

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