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We’ll Suppport You Evermore (BBC-1 1985, John Thaw, Ciaran Hinds)

Single drama We’ll Suppport You Evermore focused on a man who is haunted by the mysterious death of his son in Ulster two years previously and the army’s strange silence on the matter, Geoff Collins goes to Belfast determined to discover the truth for himself.

Features another typically strong central performance from John Thaw from a time during the mid-80 where he had yet to start on another long run in a series (i.e. Inspector Morse). The supporting cast was excellent too with roles for an up and coming Ciaran Hinds, the always dependable George Baker and Jesse Birdsall.

production details
UK | BBC-1 | 1×90 minute episode | AIRDATE: 11 July 1985 @ 9:00pm

Writer and Director: Douglas Livingstone | Producer: Brenda Reid

cast
JOHN THAW as Geoff Collins
ANTHONY MILNER as Tommy Gilespie
ANN HASSON as Mary
COLETTE O’NEIL as Jean Collins
SHEILA RUSKIN as Sue Friday
MICHAEL HARTE as Young David
DAVID COYLE as Jimmy
JOHN HEWITT as Frank
GEORGE BAKER as Colonel
PAULA HAMILTON as Siobhan O’Hagan
CIARAN HINDS as Liam O’Hagan
JESSE BIRDSALL as Soldier