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A Very Peculiar Practice


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An original series in seven parts by Andrew Davies , winner of the Writer's Award, Bafta 1990.
Peter Davison
4: Bob tries to enlist
Stephen's help in a doubtful research project with unexpected results.
Producer Ken Riddington Director David Tucker fR)


Unknown: Andrew Davies
Unknown: Peter Davison
Producer: Ken Riddington
Director: David Tucker
Stephen: Peter Davison
Nuns: Sonia Hart
Nuns: Elaine Turrell
Jock: Graham Crowden
Lyn: Amanda Hillwood
Daphne: Kay Stonham
Bob: David Troughton
Simon: Nicholas Haley
Ollie: Jonathan Haley
Chen: Takashi Kawahara
Jimmy: David Gwillim
Rose Marie: Barbara Flynn
Anxious student: Suzie Cerys
Scruffy student: Sean Gascoine
Secretary: Joanna Hole
Maureen: Lindy Whiteford

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A Very Peculiar Practice

BBC Two England, 2 May 1990 21.25

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