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Screen One: Prince


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A new BBC film and first screenplay - with a strong autobiographical slant - by Julie Burchill , Mail on Sunday columnist and bestselling author of Ambition.
In the confined space of a working-class terrace a grand passion erupts. A passion so great that years later the daughter of the house returns to a cemetery in an attempt to understand. 'When I was young,' remembers the adult Claudie, standing at a graveside, 'every household had a head. You just didn't question that.' She looks at the tombstone. On it is a large colour photograph of a huge leering alsatian dog, its tongue hanging out. 'The head of our household was Prince.'
Teletext subtitles: page 888
Feature: page 35


Writer: Julie Burchill
Producer: Ruth Baumgarten
Director: David Wheatley
Jack: Sean Bean
Marie: Celia Montague
Adult Claudie: Janet McTeer
Claudie: Jackie McGuire

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