Connect with us
LWT Logo LWT Logo

TV

Perfect Hero, A (ITV 1991, Nigel Havers, Fiona Gillies)

Published

on

Period drama serial A Perfect Hero was set at the end of World War Two and focused on the story of pilot Hugh Fleming who returns home horribly disfigured and faces a long road to recovery.

cast
Nigel Havers as Hugh Fleming
James Fox as Angus Meikle
Fiona Gillies as Bunty Morrell
Barbara Leigh-Hunt as Iris Fleming
Nicholas Pritchard as Julian Masters
Amanda Elwes as Marjorie
Patrick Ryecart as Tim Holland
Bernard Hepton as Arthur Fleming
Thomas Wheatley as Dickie Bird
Jeffrey Daunton as Medical Orderly
Georgia Allen as Nancy
Fiona Mollison as Susan
Jeff Rawle as Service Policeman
Joanna Lumley as Loretta Stone
Harry Burton as Peter Hemingford
Rachel Fielding as Jean
Tacy Kneale as Sarah
Rosalind Knight as Sister Grice

crew details
Writer: Allan Prior
Book: Christopher Matthew
Producer and Director: James Cellan Jones

production details
Country: UK
Network: ITV – London Weekend Television – Havahall Pictures
Year of Release: 17 May – 21 June 1991
Duration: 6×50 minute episodes

Advertisement












TV

Rocky Mountain Christmas (HMC 2017, Lindy Booth, Kristoffer Polaha)

Published

on

By

Rocky Mountain Christmas

In Rocky Mountain Christmas evil stepmothers don’t only lurk in castles, tormenting helpless children. Sometimes, they’re on ranches, tormenting adults. A year after her father died in a fire at their Oregon ranch — a fire accidentally caused by her stepmother, Mae — Sarah has finally found her footing, turning the family homestead into a successful dude ranch. Still, Mae is pushing to take it over, seeing it as a potential goldmine. Meanwhile, Graham, a Hollywood superstar, wants to use the ranch as the location of his next movie. Sarah isn’t inclined to allow it.

During a long horseback ride through the moonlit mountains, Graham explains why this project is so dear to him. That and a soulful kiss make Sarah relent. But all does not run smoothly once the movie starts. Graham and his costar, Simone, had been involved; Sarah has fallen hard for the handsome star. Still, she won’t allow jealousy to cloud her professionalism. When Simone’s horse runs wild, Sarah saves her. And when Sarah’s evil stepmother, Mae, also runs wild — suing Sarah — Simone, in turn, saves Sarah.

cast
Lindy Booth as Sarah
Kristoffer Polaha as Graham
Chris McNally as Cody
Marci T. House as Delilah
Jason Schombing as Peter
Paige McCulloch as Nicole
Duncan Minett as Radio DJ
Jess Brown as Hostess

crew details
Director: Tibor Takács
Writers: Gregg Rossen, Brian Sawyer, Elena Zaretsky

production details
Country: USA
Network and Production Companies: Hallmark Movie Channel
Duration: 1×120 minute episode
Aired From: Saturday 16 December 2017

Continue Reading

TV

Coming Home (BBC-1 1981, Sharon Duce, Philip Jackson)

Published

on

By

Sitcom Coming Home detailed the exploits of a bumbling chemistry teacher. Lynda Marchal, who plays Muriel, is better known as writer Lynda La Plante.

There was an untransmitted pilot made in 1980, this featured the same cast with the exception of Donald Maddocks who was played by Paul Copley.

cast
Sharon Duce as Sheila Maddocks
Philip Jackson as Donald Maddocks
Lynda Marchal as Muriel Maddocks
Roger Sloman as Ted Maddocks
Eva Griffith as Ruth
David Thackwray as Joey

crew details
Writer: David Fitzsimmons
Music: Ronnie Hazlehurst
Producer: Sydney Lotterby
Director: Martin Shardlow

production details
Country: UK
Network and Production Companies: BBC One
Duration: 6×30 minute episodes
Aired From: 27 February – 3 April Fridays at 7.30pm

Continue Reading

TV

Combat Sheep (BBC-1 2001, Steve Coogan, Ronni Ancona)

Published

on

By

Combat Sheep

One-off comedy film Combat Sheep detailed the comic adventures of four ex-army mascot sheep. Made using a mixture of live action and puppetry.

cast
STEVE COOGAN as Harris
RONNI ANCONA as Peaches
MARK WILLIAMS as Moose
KEVIN ELDON as Cooper
CHRIS ELLISON as Detective Inspector Hindle

crew details
Writer: Tim Firth
Additional material: Peter Baynham and Graham Duff
Executive Producers: Steve Coogan, Henry Normal
Producer: Robert Howes;
Director: Dominic Brigstocke.

production details
Country: UK
Network and Production Companies: BBC One – A Baby Cow Productions – Childrens Company
Duration: 1×30 minute episode
Aired From: 30 December 2001 at 5:35pm

Continue Reading

THIS JUST IN

ADVERTISEMENT

MOVIES

ADVERTISEMENT

EPISODES

More to View