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White Heat 

Not Rated | | Drama | TV Mini-Series (2012– )
A story about a group of seven London-based students from 1965 to the present day.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
MyAnna Buring ...  Lilly 6 episodes, 2012
Sam Claflin ...  Jack 6 episodes, 2012
Lindsay Duncan ...  Lilly (Present Day) 6 episodes, 2012
Claire Foy ...  Charlotte 6 episodes, 2012
Tamsin Greig ...  Beth 6 episodes, 2012
Jessica Gunning ...  Orla 6 episodes, 2012
David Gyasi ...  Victor 6 episodes, 2012
Lee Ingleby ...  Alan 6 episodes, 2012
Jeremy Northam ...  Edward 6 episodes, 2012
Hugh Quarshie ...  Victor (Present Day) 6 episodes, 2012
Reece Ritchie ...  Jay 6 episodes, 2012
Juliet Stevenson ...  Charlotte (Present Day) 6 episodes, 2012
Paul Copley ...  Alan (Present Day) 4 episodes, 2012
Karen Henthorn ...  Val 3 episodes, 2012
Richard Lintern ...  Miles 3 episodes, 2012
Geoffrey Leesley Geoffrey Leesley ...  Frank 3 episodes, 2012
Julian Barratt ...  Derek Bowden 2 episodes, 2012
Ramon Tikaram ...  Jay (Present Day) 2 episodes, 2012
Euan Macnaughton ...  Leo 2 episodes, 2012
Jadran Malkovich ...  Jay's Boyfriend / ... 2 episodes, 2012
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A story about a group of seven London-based students from 1965 to the present day.

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Not Rated
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UK

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English

Release Date:

2012 (UK) See more »

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ITV Studios See more »
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Stereo

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16:9 HD
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Not to be missed.
15 April 2012 | by jn-richardsSee all my reviews

Couldn't disagree more with the previous reviewer. I found the characterisation to be subtle, the plot engaging and the denouement moving. I was an undergraduate in the early sixties so am a contemporary of the protagonists. Apart from the occasional idiomatic anachronism - nobody said 'A big ask' in the sixties - I found its depiction of the period convincing.

Given that tastes differ - some people enjoy reading Jeffrey Archer - don't write the series off without giving it a try: one episode should be enough to see whether it grabs you or whether you find, like GTBarker, it's not your cup of tea.


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