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Complete series cast summary:
Albert Finney ...  Daniel Feeld 4 episodes, 1996
Roy Hudd ...  Ben Baglin 4 episodes, 1996
Richard E. Grant ...  Nick Balmer 4 episodes, 1996
Keeley Hawes ...  Linda Langer 4 episodes, 1996
Hywel Bennett ...  Arthur 'Pig' Mallion 4 episodes, 1996
Saffron Burrows ...  Sandra Sollars 4 episodes, 1996
Simon Donald ...  Ian 4 episodes, 1996
Neil Stuke ...  Peter (Movie) 4 episodes, 1996
Anna Chancellor ...  Anna Griffiths 4 episodes, 1996
Ian McDiarmid ...  Oliver Morse 3 episodes, 1996
Liz Smith ...  Mrs. Baglin / ... 3 episodes, 1996
Steven Mackintosh ...  Waiter (Movie) 3 episodes, 1996
Arturo Venegas Arturo Venegas ...  Luigi 2 episodes, 1996
Alison Steadman ...  Mrs. Haynes 2 episodes, 1996
Kate O'Toole Kate O'Toole ...  Staff Nurse 2 episodes, 1996
Stephen Boxer ...  Consultant 2 episodes, 1996
Julie Christie ...  Lady Ruth Balmer 2 episodes, 1996
Paul Raffield Paul Raffield ...  Driver 2 episodes, 1996
Katy Carmichael ...  2nd Hostess 2 episodes, 1996
Jody Saron Jody Saron ...  1st Hostess 2 episodes, 1996
Fay Ripley Fay Ripley ...  Club Barmaid 2 episodes, 1996
Natascha McElhone ...  Angie 2 episodes, 1996
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Daniel Feeld is a screenwriter with pains in his gut and a new screenplay called "Karaoke", about a girl named Sandra who works in a seedy Karaoke bar and is murdered by a lowlife named Arthur "Pig" Mallion. But whenever Daniel looks around, real people seem to be speaking his dialogue in real situations that mirror the script, including a beautiful young girl named Sandra who works in a Karaoke bar owned by a Mr. Mallion. Meanwhile, Balmer, the film's director, is in a spot of trouble with the leading lady of the film. Written by Kathy Li

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2 June 1997 (USA) See more »

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London, England, UK

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(3 episodes) | (1 Episode)

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Color
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Unusually, a rare collaboration between the BBC and Channel 4 in the UK for a piece of drama; BBC One showed the episodes first, while Channel 4 ran the repeat the following night. See more »

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Sandra Sollars: What's it called, your story?
Daniel Feeld: Karaoke.
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References The Shining (1980) See more »

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where will the young reality tellers come?
21 January 2000 | by ryokan-2See all my reviews

Dennis Potter, who passes before these works, "Karaoke and Cold Lazarus" could be produced, asked in his last interview with Melvyn Bragg, "Where will the writers who want to tell stories about life as it truly is, beneath the hype and glitter, get their opportunity as I did in the 60's, in our current world of Rupert Murdoch sensibilities?" Karaoke is a tale of personal responsibility that reaches deeper than "E-network" can imagine in its most profoundly affected moments of easy sanctimony and sentimentality. This play should be at the peak of viewing assignments for all students of what TV can really do and be in a democracy that is real, not just a convenient platitude. Dennis Potter may have been the "Shakespeare" of our times. We will be lucky if such integrity and eloquence graces us again.


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