Family tensions are unearthed when a middle-aged writer has an affair with his friend's teenage daughter.






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Series cast summary:
 Felix Cramer (7 episodes, 1990)
 Helen Irving (7 episodes, 1990)
 Richard Murray (7 episodes, 1990)
Rudi Davies ...
 Sally Hinde (7 episodes, 1990)
Malgorzata Gebel ...
 Inge Murray (6 episodes, 1990)
David Chittenden ...
 Karl Murray (6 episodes, 1990)
 Peter Murray (6 episodes, 1990)
 Elizabeth Cramer (3 episodes, 1990)
 Magdalen Parry (3 episodes, 1990)
Kulvinder Ghir ...
 Jamal Khan (3 episodes, 1990)
Philip McGough ...
 Carey Hinde (3 episodes, 1990)


Family tensions are unearthed when a middle-aged writer has an affair with his friend's teenage daughter.

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16 January 1990 (UK)  »

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Felix Cramer: Look, she's leaning pretty heavily already; if you disappear I'm not sure if I can pick up the pieces.
Richard Murray: You must be REALLY worried, your metaphors are all over the place!
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Gripping drama...
12 July 2013 | by (Thailand) – See all my reviews

A Sense Of Guilt is a gripping drama which has aged quite nicely over the past 25 years. Although it was sent out by the BBC in 1990, it has a late 70's feel to it.

Trevor Eve is at his best here, playing the part of a writer, Felix Cramer, approaching middle age and suffering from writers block. But his other bodily functions work just fine as he launches into an intense affair with the 18 year old daughter (Rudi Davies) of his best mate, Richard (Jim Carter.)

She's on her way to Sussex university and is seemingly a well adjusted, smart teen falling hopelessly in love with a manipulative and altogether nasty piece of work played with skill and restraint by Eve.

Both these middle class families are a bit... complicated and have various problems outside this affair but when the young Sally gets pregnant the simmering tensions of fragile friendships are put to the test...

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