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The Accidental Death of an Anarchist (1983)

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During questioning by the police, a railway worker falls to his death from the multi-story police HQ. The government says it was an accident but there is a public outcry. The Superintendant... See full summary »

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Gavin Richards ...
Maniac
Jim Bywater ...
Insp. Pissani
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Superintendant
Gavin Muir ...
Constable
John Surman ...
Insp. Bertozzo
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Maria Feletti
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During questioning by the police, a railway worker falls to his death from the multi-story police HQ. The government says it was an accident but there is a public outcry. The Superintendant and Inspector responsible are awaiting the arrival of an Investigating Judge but get more than they bargained for when a lunatic escapes and impersonates him. Written by Anonymous

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Accidental Death of an Anarchist opened at the Belasco Theater (New York City) on November 15, 1984 and ran for 20 performances. See more »

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I HAVE THIS!!!
26 January 2004 | by (Herne Bay) – See all my reviews

I recently managed to get hold of this on vhs from it's original taping. It's easily as good as I remember it. Brilliant writing and direction, a joy to watch and shows why UK TV used to be the envy of the world. Sadly like everywhere else we're just subjected to endless "reality" shows these days!


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