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.
Reviews

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
1997  
2 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Reckless: The Sequel (TV Movie 1998)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

One year on in their lives, Owen and Anna make impulsive plans to marry. But Anna's ex-husband Richard Crane has other ideas. Exploiting their weak spots, he schemes to tear the couple ... See full summary »

Director: David Richards
Stars: Robson Green, Francesca Annis, Peter Pacey
Wire in the Blood (TV Series 2002)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

A psychologist gets inside of the minds of both killers and victims to aid the police in solving gruesome serial killings in Northern England.

Stars: Robson Green, Mark Letheren, Emma Handy
Touching Evil (TV Series 1997)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Touching Evil is a crime drama following the exploits of a crack squad on the Organised & Serial Crime Unit, a rapid response police force that serves the entire county.

Stars: Robson Green, Nicola Walker, Shaun Dingwall
Close & True (TV Series 2000)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A well meaning but inexperienced solicitor takes over a run down Newcastle legal practice.

Stars: Robson Green, Nicola Grier, Melanie Hill
Me & Mrs Jones (TV Movie 2002)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Top tabloid journalist Liam Marple (Robson Green) poses as a politicial fundraiser to get the dirt on Prime Minister Laura Bowden (Caroline Goodall). Things get sticky when they fall in love.

Director: Catherine Morshead
Stars: Caroline Goodall, Robson Green, Philip Quast
Always and Everyone (1999–2002)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

The hectic everyday lives of the doctors and nurses running the Accident and Emergency department of the large, busy city hospital, St. Victors.

Stars: Martin Shaw, Katie McEwen, Connor McIntyre
Trust (TV Series 2003)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

The series revolves around a corporate law team led by partner Stephen Bradley, a maverick lawyer who often finds sense in apparently senseless argument.

Stars: Robson Green, Sarah Parish, Neil Stuke
Alibi (TV Movie 2003)
Thriller | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

"Alibi" is a thriller with a bit of romance and touches of black humour along the way. Greg is discovered with the dead body of his wife's lover by Marcey, a public servant moonlighting as ... See full summary »

Director: David Richards
Stars: Michael Kitchen, Sophie Okonedo, Phyllis Logan
Clocking Off (2000–2003)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Interconnected dramas about the lives of a group of workers at a Manchester textile factory, with each episode focusing on the home life of a different character.

Stars: Jack Deam, Tony Mooney, Joan Kempson
Falling (TV Movie 2005)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Henry Kent meets writer Daisy Langrish and offers to take care of her overgrown garden. The relationship develops but Mr. Kent is fooling no one but Daisy!

Director: Tristram Powell
Stars: Michael Kitchen, Penelope Wilton, Micaiah Dring
Take Me (TV Mini-Series 2001)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Jack Chambers and his wife move into their new house on the Hadleigh corner estate, only to become embroiled in a tangled web of sexual relationships and secrets involving their neighbors.

Stars: Robson Green, Beth Goddard, Danny Webb
Reckless (2014)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

In sultry Charleston, where summer is long and secrets simmer behind every door, sex and crime walk hand in hand as two adversaries, a gorgeous Yankee litigator and a southern City Attorney... See full summary »

Stars: Kim Wayans, Michael Gladis, Gregory Harrison
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Anna Fairley (6 episodes, 1997)
...
 Richard Crane (6 episodes, 1997)
...
 Owen Springer (6 episodes, 1997)
Conor Mullen ...
 John McGinley (6 episodes, 1997)
...
 Danny Glassman (6 episodes, 1997)
...
 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)
...
 Decorator (2 episodes, 1997)
...
 Shy Kid (2 episodes, 1997)
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

18 January 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hoolimatu  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (6 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Arnold Springer: How old are you?
Anna Fairley: Not forty anymore.
See more »

Connections

Followed by Reckless: The Sequel (1998) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
don't bother
14 March 2003 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

Don't bother trying to watch this terrible mini series. It is a six hour bore, an unbelievable love triangle between three people who have absolutely no chemistry for each other. There is no heat in this story, no real passion, no real romance. It is a dry, boring, drawn out, and uninspired as they come. And it doesn't even meet the expected level of technical proficiency. Take those six hours of your life and use them for something more worthwhile.


5 of 44 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?