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Screen Two: Common Pursuit

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We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
I A new BBC film written by Simon Gray , who teams up again with producer Kenith Trodd and director Christopher Morahan. Their last collaboration, After Pilkington, also had a university theme.
A group of friends at Cambridge start a new magazine together with high hopes. Over the years, they meet up to help keep the ailing publication going. Their personal bonds remain strong, but the conflict between careerism and friendship takes its toll, with tragic consequences.
Stella Gonet recently starred in BBCtv's The House of Eliott.
● STEREO; TELETEXT SUBTITLES: p 888 9 DRAMA: page 4
● FILMS: pages 35-42

Contributors

Written By: Simon Gray
Producer: Kenith Trodd
Director: Christopher Morahan.
Unknown: Stella Gonet
Marigold: Stella Gonet
Stuart: Kevin McNally
Nick: Tim Roth
Martin: Andrew McCarthy
Peter: James Fleet
Humphrey: Stephen Fry
Hubert Stout: Ian Bannen
Charlotte Stout: Lill Roughley
Dougan: Eamon Maguire
O'Leary: Gerard O'Hagan
Erika: Helen Hazeldene

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Screen Two: Common Pursuit

BBC Two England, 8 March 1992 22.00






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