Young doctor Owen Springer returns to Manchester to care for his ailing father and proceeds to fall in love with an older woman, who just happens to be married to his boss.
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 Anna Fairley (6 episodes, 1997)
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 Richard Crane (6 episodes, 1997)
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 Owen Springer (6 episodes, 1997)
Conor Mullen ...
 John McGinley (6 episodes, 1997)
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 Danny Glassman (6 episodes, 1997)
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 Arnold Springer (6 episodes, 1997)
Daniela Nardini ...
 Viv Reid / ... (6 episodes, 1997)
Debra Stephenson ...
 Michelle (5 episodes, 1997)
Kathryn Hunt ...
 Irma (5 episodes, 1997)
Margery Mason ...
 Myrtle Fairley (5 episodes, 1997)
Kathryn Pogson ...
 Phyllis (3 episodes, 1997)
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 Decorator (2 episodes, 1997)
Stephen Hoyle ...
 Shy Kid (2 episodes, 1997)
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Young doctor Owen Springer returns to Manchester to care for his ailing father and proceeds to fall in love with an older woman, who just happens to be married to his boss. Written by Kelley O. <kosborne@macc.wisc.edu>

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[On the phone]
Anna Fairley: It's me.
Owen Springer: Who's me?
Anna Fairley: How many "me's" do you know?
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Followed by Reckless: The Sequel (1998) See more »

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Terrific cast, witty writing....and handsome Robson Green! How can you miss?!
23 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Francesca Annis, Michael Kitchen AND Robson Green!! Wow, what a trio...OK, so this is no Anna Karenina, but it is a good love story, very well-written and well-acted by all. Even a few 'laugh-out-loud' moments mixed in with some pretty serious observations on fidelity, age bias, and parental aging/Alzheimer's issues.

Quirky guitar music added to the story as well.

While I have been a fan of Ms. Annis' since 'Lillie' (in the '70s) and Mr. Kitchen's since 'The Buccaneers' and 'Enchanted April', I have only recently discovered Mr. Green ('Me and Mrs. Jones', 'Touching Evil', etc.), making me ask the question - why had I not seen 'Reckless' until recently??!! Admittedly more of a 'chick flick' than something a man will sit through, it is perfect for a rainy afternoon's lazy viewing.


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