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Sunday Premiere: Deadline


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by TOM STACEY starring John Hurt
Granville Jones , one of the forgotten 'greats' of old-time Fleet Street, washed up on an island in the Persian Gulf, is seemingly the last to know when the coup breaks. What ensues forces recollection of his mid-life affair with archaeologist Romy Burton , but can it also recall the journalistic skills that could save his old friend, the Emir, and save the peace of the whole region?
Associate producer DEREK NELSON Producer INNES LLOYD


Unknown: Tom Stacey
Unknown: John Hurt
Unknown: Granville Jones
Unknown: Romy Burton
Music: Jim Parker
Editor: Dick Allen
Unknown: Photography Philip Bonham Carter
Designer: Stuart Walker
Producer: Derek Nelson
Producer: Innes Lloyd
Director: Richard Stroud
Granville Jones: John Hurt
Romy Burton: Imogen Stubbs
Sandy McCulloch: Robert McBain
Lou Rivers: Greg Hicks
Abdullah: Bargach Abdelrahim
Stuart-Smith: Julian Curry
Sir Geoffrey Burton: David Conville
Al-Bakr: Ahmed Boulane
Shaun Carew: John Bowe
Emir: Roshan Seth
Hatim: Yannis Lazarides
Major: Kafi Mohammed
Hatim's aide: Alix Refaie
Suleiman: Marc Zuber
Suleiman's brother: Naji Ahmed
Winchman: Bajji Abdel Kabir
Telex operator: Badi Uzzaman
Nasir: Majd Mohammed
Ismail: Raji Mahjoub
Monty: Lou Hirsch
Williams: Robert Pugh

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Sunday Premiere: Deadline

BBC One London, 18 September 1988 21.05

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