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Fighting Back

on BBC One London

by Gareth Jones
The first of a five-part serial based on an idea by Victoria Hine
with Hazel O'Connor as Via
and Derek Thompson as Bruce Curran, Malcolm Frederick as Danny Hopkins, Cheryl Maiker as Yvonne Sharpe, Tony Carney as Neil Curran

Viv Sharpe hurtles down the motorway, kids in tow, towards the Bristol she used to call home. Not only has Bristol changed, but Viv finds no one wants to know her and there's nowhere to go. Is this the start of Viv the vagrant? Or can she keep fighting back?
BBC Pebble Mill
Feature: page 4
(Ceefax subtitles)


Gareth Jones
Based on an idea by:
Victoria Hine
Incidental Music:
Paul Jones
Script Editor:
Beth Porter
Dick Bentley
Rob Hinds
Chris Parr
Paul Seed
Hazel O'Connor
Bruce Curran:
Derek Thompson
Danny Hopkins:
Malcolm Frederick
Yvonne Sharpe:
Cheryl Maiker
Neil Curran:
Tony Carney
Jerold Wells
Dickens Elliott:
Alfred Fagon
Guy Deghy
Pat Rossiter
Michael Fenner
June Barrie
DOE official:
Joanna MacKie
DHSS official:
Ian McFarlane
Council official:
Jo Anderson
Patricia Knight-Webb

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