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 Mrs. Haynes 2 episodes, 1996
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Daniel Feeld is a screenwriter with pains in his gut and a new screenplay called "Karaoke", about a girl named Sandra who works in a seedy Karaoke bar and is murdered by a lowlife named Arthur "Pig" Mallion. But whenever Daniel looks around, real people seem to be speaking his dialogue in real situations that mirror the script, including a beautiful young girl named Sandra who works in a Karaoke bar owned by a Mr. Mallion. Meanwhile, Balmer, the film's director, is in a spot of trouble with the leading lady of the film. Written by Kathy Li

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Ewan McGregor: The passer-by whom Daniel Feeld overhears quoting lines from his script is an un-credited McGregor who had appeared in another Dennis Potter play, Lipstick on Your Collar (1993), 5 years earlier. See more »

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Consultant: An obstruction in the pancreas.
Daniel Feeld: Is that a euphemism, don't you mean growth?
Consultant: Ah, but we don't know if it's benign or malignant.
Daniel Feeld: An obstruction. Well, it's what I've always wanted to be.
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Breathtaking
1 March 2003 | by See all my reviews

Quite simply, this is a stunning example of how good writing for television can be. Or writing, period, for that matter. It doesn't hurt that the cast, led by the indomitable Albert Finney, give uniformly great performances, but as with all of Dennis Potter's work, it's the virtuosity of the writing that reels you in, making you laugh hysterically in between (or sometimes during) scenes of unbelieveable sadness or poignancy. He was a true gem. I taped this miniseries when it was on Bravo five or six years ago and just watched it again for only the second time, and once again, it took my breath away. Viva Potter!


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