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A Landing on the Sun 

Brian Jessel, a civil servant in the Cabinet Office, is asked to investigate the mysterious death of the civil servant Stephen Summerchild twenty years earlier. Summerchild was working on a... See full summary »

Director:

Nicholas Renton

Writers:

Michael Frayn (novel), Michael Frayn (screenplay)

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Glenister ... Brian Jessel
Susan Fleetwood ... Elizabeth Serafin
Roger Allam ... Stephen Summerchild
Judith Scott Judith Scott ... Millie Summerchild
Patrick Godfrey ... Tite
Oliver Ford Davies ... Treacher
Jane Wymark ... Anne
June Barrie June Barrie ... Mrs. Padmore
Michael Fitzgerald Michael Fitzgerald ... Hurren
Augusta Harris Augusta Harris ... Young Millie
Marlene Sidaway ... Joyce
Mary MacLeod Mary MacLeod ... Mrs. Tamm
Sharon Bower Sharon Bower ... Lynn
Robert Langdon Lloyd Robert Langdon Lloyd ... Serafin's husband
Nicholas Haley Nicholas Haley ... Young Jessel
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Brian Jessel, a civil servant in the Cabinet Office, is asked to investigate the mysterious death of the civil servant Stephen Summerchild twenty years earlier. Summerchild was working on a Cabinet project, under the Oxford philosophy don Elizabeth Serafin, to find the "quality of life" in Britain. Jessel finds a box of audio tapes from the project containing all the discussions up to the time Summerchild fell off the Admiralty Building. Written by Will Gilbert

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 June 1994 (UK) See more »

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