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Rockface (BBC-1 2002-2003, Clive Russell, Mark Womack)

Rockface

Drama set in the Scottish highlands town of Glentannoch Rockface focused on the mountain rescue team based there.Team leader was Dr Gordon Urquart. The action in the series was based on real life rescues that the Lochaber Mountain Rescue service had been involved in.

The first series’ episode lengths varied between 50, 55 and 60 minutes and received a weekday 7:30pm timeslot. The second series of 8 episodes received an unusually early timeslot of 5:45pm on Sundays.

production details
UK / BBC-1 – Union Pictures / 14×60 minute episodes / Broadcast 13 March 2002 -27 March 2003

Writers: Nicholas Hicks-Beach, Shelley Miller / Directors: Robert Bierman, Sue Dunderdale, Terry Winsor / Producers: Jacky Stoller (Season 1), Neil Zeiger (Season 2)

cast
CLIVE RUSSELL as Gordon Urquart
BRENDAN COYLE as Douglas McLanaghan
MARK WOMACK as Harry Clark
CAL MACANINCH as Ben Craig
RICHARD GRAHAM as Mike Bayliss
ZOE EELES as Annie Craig
MELANIE GUTTERIDGE as Caroline Morrison
JAMIE SIVES as Peter Craig
RUPERT EVANS as Jamie Doughan