Echo, The (BBC-1 1998, Clive Owen, Joely Richardson)

Psychological thriller The Echo was about a journalist investigates the mysterious death of a down and out. Based on a novel by Minette Walters who at the time was becoming something of a favourite for TV networks thanks to her Ruth Rendell style storytelling skills.

production details
UK / BBC-1 / 2×75 minute episodes / Broadcast 29 – 30 December 1998

Writer: Kevin Hood / Novel: Minette Walters / Executive Producer: Alison Lumb / Producer: Kate Harwood / Director: Diarmuid Lawrence

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cast
Clive Owen as Mike Deacon
Joely Richardson as Amanda Powell
Kevin Knapman as Terry
Stuart McQuarrie as Barry
Richard Johnson as Lawrence
Anton Lesser as Billy Blake
Ian Bartholomew as Detective Sergeant Anderson
Selina Cadell as Emma
Camilla Power as Lisa
John Forgeham as Charlie
Greg Hicks as Nigel DeVreiss

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