Chancer (1990–1991)

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A business adviser uses all means necessary to help his friends out of financial ruins. However he has a moral code. Also, his unresolved family past won't leave him alone.

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 Derek Love / ... (20 episodes, 1990-1991)
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 Piers Garfield-Ward / ... (16 episodes, 1990-1991)
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 James Xavier Blake / ... (14 episodes, 1990-1991)
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 Joanna Franklyn (14 episodes, 1990-1991)
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 Tom Franklyn / ... (13 episodes, 1990-1991)
Lynsey Baxter ...
 Victoria Douglas (13 episodes, 1990)
Ralph Riach ...
 Stebbings / ... (12 episodes, 1990-1991)
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 Colin Morris (11 episodes, 1990)
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 Gavin Nichols (10 episodes, 1990)
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 Markus Warton / ... (10 episodes, 1990)
Cliff Parisi ...
 Lunchbox (10 episodes, 1990)
Maureen Glackin ...
 Lorraine (10 episodes, 1990)
Caroline Langrishe ...
 Penny Nichols (9 episodes, 1990)
Karen Archer ...
 Vanessa (9 episodes, 1990-1991)
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 Robert Douglas (9 episodes, 1990)
Andy Linden ...
 Dink (9 episodes, 1990)
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 Gerald (9 episodes, 1990)
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A business adviser uses all means necessary to help his friends out of financial ruins. However he has a moral code. Also, his unresolved family past won't leave him alone.

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Playing it safe is not an option. See more »

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Clive Owen - 'nuff said
23 November 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Like Harrison Ford, don't we love to watch him win, and don't we love to watch him suffer.

We quite like watching him have a nap, wash a car, or have his lip bitten by prettier girls than us...

As if we weren't being spoiled enough already, there's an ensemble cast that makes you go 'wow, he/she was in this?' about every five minutes before you finally settle down to enjoy it.

There's social commentary to die for - I've yet to see a more succinct analysis of the (tawdry) joys of asset-stripping, or the heady (and extremely dangerous) thrills of teeming and lading.

Now admit it, all my accountant friends out there - you've never seen teeming and lading outside of a textbook or a bad client's ledger books, have you? A series brave enough to educate its audience, and gorgeous enough to keep its audience after admitting it was gonna be educational...


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