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ScreenPlay: Chinese Whispers

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by Maurice Leitch. With
Kenny's work as a nurse in a psychiatric hospital isn't just a job, it's a vocation. His special group of patients are his friends - his only friends.
When a strange young man is introduced to the group, he threatens the love, discipline and respect that have been the very basis of Kenny's authority, and all that surrounds the institution is scant protection from the madness of the world beyond.
Original music by SIMON ROGERS Film editor
DECLAN BYRNE Designer
LESLIE WALLACE
Lighting cameraman ARTHUR ROWELL
Producer ROBERT COOPER Director STUART BURGE BBC Northern Ireland
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Contributors

Unknown: Maurice Leitch.
Music By: Simon Rogers
Unknown: Declan Byrne
Designer: Leslie Wallace
Unknown: Arthur Rowell
Producer: Robert Cooper
Director: Stuart Burge
Kenny: Niall Buggy
Dr Buckman: Gary Waldhorn
Gavin: Martin Wenner
Connie: Annette Badland
Fergus: Niall Cusack
Lyle: Liam de Staic
George: Renny Krupinski
Declan: Breffni McKenna
Harold: Tony Rohr
Stella: George Shane
Nurse Dobbs: Daragh O'Malley
Disturbed woman: Trudy Kelly
Male nurses: Trevor Moore
Male nurses: Mel Austin

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ScreenPlay: Chinese Whispers

BBC Two England, 2 August 1989 21.20






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