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)
Stephen Tompkinson ...
 Markus Warton / ... (10 episodes, 1990)
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 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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Classic 90s chic
20 July 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Chancer...I really wanted to be Stephen Crane (less keen on the whole Derek Love thing). Clive Owen was born to play this part, and all of the characters were so well defined the series had a lifelike/documentary feel that was addictive. the only weak character is Jamie (Pertwee) who I have never rated as an actor (famous parents can be an asset to the untalented). Veryy 80,s now, the filming is dated, but the imagery, storyline and haunting (jan Hammer) soundtrack are timeless. This DVD should be in every collection...and just now and then...it should be watched in its entirety, what a great day that would be. very British, very quality (and sexy) television! Spend 20 or 30 pounds and enjoy, no regrets anticipated.


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