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Screen Two: Great Moments in Aviation


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.
The new Screen Two season opens with a star-studded cast in a film combining mystery and romantic comedy.
Leaving her home and family in the West Indies, Gabriel Angel embarks on a cruise liner bound for England during the 1950s in the hope of becoming female aviator. See today's choices.
Written by Jeanette Winterson
Producer Philippa Giles ; Director Beeban Kidron


Written By: Jeanette Winterson
Producer: Philippa Giles
Director: Beeban Kidron
Gabriel Angel: Rakie Ayola
Duncan Stewart: Jonathan Pryce
Professor Rex Goodyear: John Hurt
Doctor Angela Bead: Vanessa Redgrave
Miss Gwendoline Quim: Dorothy Tutin
Vesuvia: Carmen Munroe
Thomas: Oliver Samuels
Steward: David Harewood
Waiter: Stan Pretty
Vesuvia's guests: Sol Raye
Vesuvia's guests: Muriel Hunte
Vesuvia's guests: Jeillo Edwards
Vesuvia's guests: Bertie Green
Vesuvia's guests: Willie Payne
Vesuvia's guests: Joan Hooley
Vesuvia's guests: Dora Dixon-Fyle
Vesuvia's guests: Marc Mathews
Vesuvia's guests: Alex Tetteh-Lartey
American woman: Margaret Robertson
Gabriel as a child: Myleisha Powlette

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