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Screen Two: Skallagrigg


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Ever since she can remember,
15-year-old Esther has heard stories about the Skallagrigg, a charmed figure, friend and protector of the disabled. When her father makes a rare visit to the residential school where Esther lives, she sets off with him and a couple of disabled friends to track down the origins of the legend.
Skallagriggwas adapted by Nigel Williams from the novel by William Horwood , whose daughter Rachel (like Esther) has cerebral palsy. As well as a host of star names, Skallagrigg also features a cast of disabled actors in the principal roles.
Producer John Chapman Director Richard Spence


Adapted By: Nigel Williams
Novel By: William Horwood
Producer: John Chapman
Director: Richard Spence
John: Bernard Hill
Esther: Kerry Noble
Dilke: John McArdle
Raj: Tom Tomalin
Tom: Karl Andrew Purden
Young Arthur: Adam Walker
Arthur: Jamie Beddard
Margaret: Bilue Whitelaw
Frank: Nick Brimble
George: Richard Briers
Linnie: Tracy Gillman
Rendell: Ian Dury
Hopkins: Kevin Whately
Susan: Linda Bassett
Alan: Nabil Shaban

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