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Act, The (Screenplay BBC-2 8 Sep 1989, Jack Shepherd, Barry Jackson)

Period drama The Act saw a once famous caberet act, Johann Frink and Otto Hansen, now languishing in a concentration camp during world war II. When the pair are summoned to visit a notorious Nazi Captain, they are mortified to discover they have to put on a special show.

production details
UK / BBC Two / 1×75 minute episode / Broadcast 9 August 1989 at 9.00pm

Writer: Richard Langridge / Music: Dominic Muldowney / Producer: Ruth Caleb / Director: Roy Battersby,

Series: Screenplay Season 4 Episode 6

cast
Jack Shepherd as Johann Frink
Barry Jackson as Otto Hansen
Kenneth Haigh as Captain Steiner
Andy de la Tour as Valet
Sally Dexter as Musician
Dominic Muldowney as Musician
Andrew Findon as Musician
Terry Seymour as Musician