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Carla (ITV-1 2003, Lesley Sharp, Helen McCrory)

Carla

In the thriller Carla Helen North meets Carla French on a Greek holiday island and soon discovers that Carla has a lust for life and a penchant for making things up.

Following an argument on a dark deserted road Carla is killed and Helen, who passes out during the fight and wakes with a rock in her hand, is convinced she is responsible for Carla’s death – but when Carla’s prone body is hit by a truck the Greek police rule the death accidental and Helen keeps quiet about her involvement.

After returning to England a British inquest is opened and she meets Carla’s husband and the truth of what really happened that night emerges.

production details
UK / ITV-1 / 1×120 minute episode / 15 September 2003

Writer: Barbara Machin / Book: Joanna Hines / Producer: Alison Jackson / Director: Diarmuid Lawrence

cast
Lesley Sharp as Helen North
Helen McCrory as Carla French
Iain Glen as Daniel
Shaun Dingwall as Paul
Henry Ian Cusick as Matt
Michael Fassbender as Rob
Melanie Kilburn as Mrs Carter
Philip Fox as Mr Carter
Su Elliott as Mrs Bryant
Albert Welling as Mr Bryant
Dimitri Andreas as Manoli
Eve Polycarpou as Sevasti
Vangelis Kloufetos as Detective Sireus
Michael Bertenshaw as Coroner