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Anybody's Nightmare (2001)

Based on the true story of Shelia Bowler, accused of murdering her elderly aunt.

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Sheila Bowler
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Jane Bowler
Thomas Arnold ...
Simon Bowler
Jean Ainslie ...
Aunt Flo
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Anthony Glass QC
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Nicholas Purnell QC
William Armstrong ...
Jeremy Roberts QC
Nicola Redmond ...
Angela Devlin
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Ewen Smith
Scott Baker ...
DS Renno
Anne Carroll ...
Valerie Nye
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Lord Chief Justice Bingham
Philip Dunbar ...
Mr. Justice Garland
Peter Gale ...
Dr. Heath
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Lord Justice Swinton Thomas
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Based on the true story of Shelia Bowler, accused of murdering her elderly aunt.

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28 September 2001 (UK)  »

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As of June 2016, this remains Patricia Routledge's last acting role on British television. Though Routledge is still acting in theatre productions, she has not appeared in an acting role since Anybody's Nightmare in 2001. See more »

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Prison Officer 1, Holloway: [Upon Sheila's arrival at Holloway] From now on, you are Prisoner TV3389 and that is what you answer to at all times.
Prison Officer 2, Holloway: That understood, TV3389?
Sheila Bowler: Yes.
Prison Officer 2, Holloway: A word of advice - watch your back, trust no one. It's too late for supper. Sorry!
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Gripping True Story

This is a very powerful, moving true story. Recalling a great miscarriage of the British judicial system, it follows events as Sheila Bowler is falsely accused of murdering her elderly aunt. Patricia Routledge is absolutely superb as the middle aged woman who's faith in natural justice was sadly misplaced


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