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Fighting Back


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The first of a five-part serial based on an idea by VICTORIA HINE
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?
Incidental music PAUL JONES Script editor BETH PORTER Lighting DICK BENTLEY Designer ROB HINDS Producer CHRIS PARR DirectorPAUL SEED BBC Pebble Mill
W FEATURE: page 4


Unknown: Gareth Jones
Unknown: Victoria Hine
Unknown: Viv Sharpe
Editor: Beth Porter
Unknown: Dick Bentley
Designer: Rob Hinds
Producer: Chris Parr
Director: Paul Seed
Viv: With Hazel O'Connor
Bruce Curran: Derek Thompson
Danny Hopkins: Malcolm Frederick
Yvonne Sharpe: Cheryl Maiker
Neil Curran: Tony Carney
Herbert: Jerold Wells
Dickens Elliott: Alfred Fagon
Imregy: Guy Deghy
Maureen: Pat Rossiter
PC: Michael Fenner
Neighbour: June Barrie
DOE official: Joanna MacKie
DHSS official: Ian McFarlane
Council official: Jo Anderson
Magistrate: Patricia Knight-Webb

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