Melissa (1997)

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 Guy Foster (5 episodes, 1997)
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 George Bond (5 episodes, 1997)
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 Melissa McKensie (5 episodes, 1997)
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 Graeme Hepburn (5 episodes, 1997)
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 Paula Hepburn (5 episodes, 1997)
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 Les Maurice (5 episodes, 1997)
Diana Weston ...
 Hope Magenta (5 episodes, 1997)
Clarence Smith ...
 Stevie Charleston (5 episodes, 1997)
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 Rhett Butler (5 episodes, 1997)
Gary Cady ...
 Don Page (5 episodes, 1997)
Laura Davenport ...
 Francesca Morris (5 episodes, 1997)
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 Charlton Ffoulkes (5 episodes, 1997)
Harry Audley ...
 Maurice Morris (5 episodes, 1997)
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 DCI Cameron (5 episodes, 1997)
Gary Bleasdale ...
 Statto (5 episodes, 1997)
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 Bonnie Foster (3 episodes, 1997)
Michael Angelis ...
 DI Kilshaw (3 episodes, 1997)
David Ross ...
 Dr. Selwyn-Swanton (3 episodes, 1997)
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This is what I call drama
26 October 2000 | by (North Wales, UK) – See all my reviews

This is what British drama - good British drama - is all about: fine performances (not just a big name dragging a bunch of good-lookers), effective direction, an unbeatable, realistic script and effects that don't take over from actions.

Jennifer Ehle was excellent as the enigmatic Melissa in the title role, Julie Walters - as ever - turns out a stirring performance, and Diana Weston's drunken Hope brings a smile to the face with those Shirley Bassey impersonations.

Something of a gentle thriller, and something that will definitely keep you guessing until the end.


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