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Kindness of Strangers 

An old man is attacked in what appears to be an open-and-shut case of burglary.

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Richard Butler ...
Ernest
Kate Skellern ...
Josie
Ian McHale ...
Mark
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Marston
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PC Mike Bradley
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PC Phil Bellamy
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Jonno (as J J Feild)
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Lucy
David Roderick ...
Toby
Bill Maynard ...
Claude Jeremiah Greengrass
David Lonsdale ...
David Stockwell
William Simons ...
PC Alf Ventress
Philip Franks ...
Sergeant Craddock
Charlotte Mitchell ...
Granny Bellamy
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Jenny
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Old Ernest Dewhurst is living in a world of his own and much to the disapproval of his daughter Jenny and her husband Ross he speaks a lot to his son Colin, who fell during the war, and often pretends that Colin has paid him a visit. One day Jenny discovers that a silver bowl is missing and Ernest says he gave it to Colin as a birthday present. The next day Dewhurst is found unconscious and his house shows signs of burglary. Suspicion falls on Mark and Josie Aycliff, who live in a caravan nearby and was involved in a shoplifting a few days earlier. The time of the annual car rally is near, and when the organizer Mr. Potter has a accident Claude Greengrass takes over. One of the contestants, Jonno, pays Greengrass to help him win the rally so that he can impress his girlfriend Lucy. Written by Carsten Pedersen

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Drama | Comedy | Crime

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21 November 1999 (UK)  »

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