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Screen Two: Frankie and Johnnie

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Screenplay by Paula Milne
Starring Hywel Bennett

When two teenagers commit suicide the police and the press assume the motive to be some kind of love pact. But Allan Blakeston, a local reporter, has too many unanswered questions. As he digs deeper into the case, he learns why the kids really died and his knowledge puts his own life at risk.

Contributors

Writer: Paula Milne
Music composed by: Harry South
Script Editor: Martyn Auty
Designer: John Bone
Film Editor: Robin Sales
Photography: Kenneth MacMillan
Producer: Graham Benson
Director: Martin Campbell
Allan Blakeston: Hywel Bennett
Adam Blakeston: Madoc Threipland
Johnnie Mallett: Samuel West
Frankie Walters: Tamara Steele
Lomax: Sam Kelly
Newsagent: Roger Hume
Reporter at press conference: Patrick Field
Reporter at press conference: .Stephen Dillon
Reporter at press conference: Victoria Williams
Reporter at press conference: Amanda Donohoe
Police superintendent: Bernard Gallagher
Frank, coroner's officer: Anthony Douse
Judith Walters: Diana Hardcastle
Neighbour: Chrissie Conway
Neighbour: Betty Francis
Neighbour: Jenny Springer
Neighbour: Jonathan Truss
Moira Mallett: Rachel Herbert
Mr Walters: Norman Jones
Patti Blakeston: Anita Carey
Chronicle editor: Christopher Hancock
Hank: Tony Doyle
Reporter at Chronicle: Melanie Kilburn
Reporter at Chronicle: Phillip Reader
Reporter at Chronicle: Steve Nallon
Reporter at Chronicle: Renny Krupinski
Reporter at Chronicle: Chris Jenkinson
Reporter at Chronicle: Nick Ellsworth
Reporter at Chronicle: Andrew Black
Richard Jayston, MP: Trevor Bowen
Caravan park warden: Sidney Livingstone
Det Insp Mercer: Ken Bones
Special Branch officer: Barry Woolgar
Peter Harper: Richard Smpson
Laura: Marty Cruickshank
Radio DJ: John Turner
Photo-copying girl: Charlotte Barker
CND woman: Shelagh Fraser
Taxi driver: Bryan Nolan
Commissionaire: Wilfred Grove
'Election Countdown' chairman: Llew Gardner
'Election Countdown' panel: Ann Morrish
'Election Countdown' panel: John McArdle
In audience: Charles Hodgson
In audience: Michael Brazier
Studio floor manager: Jill Cary
Tory politician on TV: James Taylor
London reporter: Robert Hickson






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