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Brian Cox, John Simm and Shaun Parkes star in a film adaptation of Joe Penhall 's award-winning play. Two psychiatrists disagree over the ongoing treatment of Christopher, an enigmatic young black man who insists that oranges are blue and former Ugandan dictator Idi Amin is his father.


Dr Smith:
Brian Cox
Dr Flaherty:
John Simm
Shaun Parkes

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Death on the Staircase

BBC Four


Death on the Staircase

A Prosecution Trickery

Duration: 44 minutes

on BBC Four

The defence faces a blow as a new autopsy concludes that Elizabeth Ratliff was unlawfully killed. What now for Michael Peterson? (2005) Show more

BBC Four

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BBC Four reflects arts, music and culture with an ambitious range of intellectually and culturally enriching programmes, taking an expert and in-depth approach to its subjects.

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