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A six-part children's drama. 3: Simon's sprained ankle hinders his escape.
Written by Bernard Ashley • CHILDREN: page 14
* BOOK: same title, £ 10.95. from booksellers.


Written By: Bernard Ashley
Simon Leighton: Sean Maguire
Rose Penfold: Lucy Speed
Charlie Penfold: Trevor Peacock
Rick Bayne: Richard Bonneville
Ruth: Jo Martin
Alex Leighton: John Telfer
Chris Power: Patrick Robinson
Taynard: Jamie Golding
Little Lee: Adam Searles
Grandfather: Alan Thompson
Grandmother: Doreen Andrew
Paula: Olayinka Williams
Michelle: Feri Beard
Badger Smith: Leonard Maguire
Patient: Valerie Minifie

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