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Alan Dobie , Kika Markham Malcolm Terris , Joe Melia in Double Dare by DENNIS POTTER
An actress, a writer, a callgirl and her client meet in a London hotel for an evening that develops as none of them would have wished.
Film recordist ANDREW BOULTON Film editor ROGER WAUGH Designer PAUL JOEL
Lighting cameraman PHIL MEHEUX


Unknown: Alan Dobie
Unknown: Kika Markham
Unknown: Malcolm Terris
Unknown: Joe Melia
Unknown: Dennis Potter
Unknown: Andrew Boulton
Editor: Roger Waugh
Designer: Paul Joel
Unknown: Phil Meheux
Producer: Kenith Trodd
Director: John MacKenzie
Martin: Alan Dobie
Helen and Carol: Kika Markham
Client: Malcolm Terris
Ben: Joe Melia
Peter: John Hamill
Maid: Elaine Donnelly
Barman: John Joyce
Waiter: Stanley Lebor
Receptionist: Sarah Nash
Client's wife: Linda Beckett
Porter: Colin Prockter
Security guard: Ian Munro

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