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Screen Two: Drowning in the Shallow End


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A new BBC film written by Leigh Jackson
Starring Paul McGann
with Phoebe Nicholls, Adrian Dunbar, Arkie Whiteley and Alfred Molina.

Nothing seems to go right for Colin, no matter how he tries. No one is offering him writing work, and his marriage is disintegrating. Why can't he be smooth and confident as he imagines other men to be?

Feature: page 16
Films: page 19
(Ceefax subtitles)


Writer: Leigh Jackson
Music: Hal Lindes
Film Editor: Julian Miller
Designer: Roger Cann
Lighting Cameraman: Kevin Rowley
Producer: Susi Hush
Director: Colin Gregg
Sarah: Phoebe Nicholls
Colin: Paul McGann
George: Sam Preston
Denise: Caroline Guthrie
Mary: Arkie Whiteley
John: Adrian Dunbar
Italian: Alfred Molina
Girl in restaurant: Simone Parfaitt
Max: Max Stafford-Clark
Actor: Danny Webb
Ned: Rupert Holliday Evans
Agent: Liz Smith
Sarah's assistant: Katherine Best
Ken: Ian Redford
Bennett: Tony Slattery
Sandie: Michele Wade
Penny: Fiona Victory
Jane: Emma D'Inverno
Gerry: Ric Wadsworth
Airline girl: Janet Behan
Greek woman: Anna Sawa
Greek woman: Georgia Clarke
Guard: Ruddy L. Davis
Dutchman: Frederik de Groot
Dutch woman: Martina Berne
Everly: Olivier Pierre
Floyd: Hal Lindes
Receptionist: Denise Margetts

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