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A Very Open Prison 

Three prisoners ruin the Home Secretary's week, and provide the catalyst that threatens to topple the Government, by breaking out of a newly privatised jail.

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Episode credited cast:
Charlotte Attenborough ...
Prime Minister's Secretary
Andrew Barrow ...
Prison Warder
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Vince Mawhinney
Rory Bremner ...
Narrator (voice)
Sue Carpenter ...
Herself
Andrew Castell ...
S.A.S. Officer
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Reporter
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Landlord
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Sir Mortimer Edwards
Michael Fenton Stevens ...
John Bentley
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Cabbie
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Prime Minister
Andy Hamilton ...
Eddie
Susannah Hitching ...
Inspector Lisa Sutcliffe
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Lord Langland
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Three prisoners ruin the Home Secretary's week, and provide the catalyst that threatens to topple the Government, by breaking out of a newly privatised jail.

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26 March 1995 (UK)  »

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The Michael Hordern character Lord Langland, an eccentric elderly penal-reform activist with wildly unkempt hair, would be recognized by British viewers as a caricature of Lord Longford. See more »

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Spin-off Screen Two: Crossing the Floor (1996) See more »

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