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Fell Tiger (BBC 1985, David Hayman, Alyson Spiro)

Drama series Fell Tiger saw mountaineering hero Joe Barrow injured in a fall and having to face up to the fact that his climbing career is over. His marriage is also failing.

Barrow takes on a new teaching role at a climbing school at Whinn Rigg in the Lake District but it soon becomes clear that his new boss Don Stanforth has his own issues.

production details
UK / BBC One / 6×50 minute episodes / Broadcast 24 July – 28 August 1985

Writer: Christopher Green / Script Editor: Maggie Allen / Music: Daryl Runswick / Producer: Bob Mcintosh

cast
David Hayman as Joe Borrow
Alyson Spiro as Kath Borrow
Jan Harvey as Susan Harvey
Neil Phillips as Don Stanforth
Mark Drewry as Mal Fleet
Eamon Boland as Dave Ashton
Ian Marter as Martin Cunningham