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The Gift

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A six-part drama series. Fourteen-year-old Davy
Price is sent to stay with his grandparents in Wales.
There he discovers that he has a frightening power known as the Gift.
Original novel by Peter Dickinson Adapted by Anthony Horowitz Music by Michael Storey
Photography by Jason Lehel Producer Linda James Directors Marc Evans and Red Saunders
A Red Rooster Films production for BBCtv

Contributors

Novel By: Peter Dickinson
Adapted By: Anthony Horowitz
Music By: Michael Storey
Unknown: Jason Lehel
Producer: Linda James
Directors: Marc Evans
Davy Price: Tat Whalley
Penny Price: Emma-Louise Harrington
John Price: Jeff Rawle
Rita Price: Jacqueline Tong
Nain: Cynthia Grenville
Dadda: Denys Graham

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