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A Line In The Sand (ITV1 2004 with Ross Kemp and Saskia Reeves)

UK / ITV-1 / 2×90 minute episodes / Broadcast 7-8 June 2004

Writer: Gerald Seymour (from his own novel) / Producer: Chris Kelly / Director: James Hawes

Thriller serial. Gavin Hughes, a farm equipment salesman to Iran, is recruited by British Intelligence to provide information on Iran’s weapons programmes. The intelligence services then use information Hughes has provided to assassinate a coach full of top Iranian weapon’s scientists.

Fearing reprisals against Hughes he is relocated and given a new identity as Frank Perry – but the Iranians send their top hitman to seek him out for revenge.

NOTE: This drama was made in mid-2001 but was considered inappropriate to broadcast when originally intended following the events of Sept 11 2001 in New York.

cast
ROSS KEMP as Gavin Hughes (Frank Perry)
MARK BAZELEY as Geoff Markham
SASKIA REEVES as Meryl Rogers
ELLIOT HENDERSON-BOYLE as Stephen
TAM HOSKYNS as Penny Flower
KAYVAN NOVAK as Vahid
KATY CAVANAGH as Leanne





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