Knockback (BBC-2 1985, Derrick O’Connor, Pauline Collins)

Drama broadcast under the Screen Two banner of single shot on film productions. True story of the first man to be sentenced to life imprisonment for murder following the abolishment of capital punishment and how he and a female prison worker fell in love in a relationship that was sustained until his release 15 years later.

UK | BBC Two ‘Screen Two’ | 27 January 1985

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DERRICK O’CONNOR as Alan
PAULINE COLLINS as Sylvia

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