Open Fire (ITV 1994, Rupert Graves, Kate Hardie)

Early Paul Greengrass drama Open Fire told the true story of armed robber David Martin, who was chased by the police, during which film editor Stephen Waldorf found himself in the wrong place at the wrong time and was nearly killed.

production details
UK | ITV | 105 minutes | 1994

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Writer and Director: Paul Greengrass
Executive Producer: Simon Shaps

Rupert Graves as David Martin
Kate Hardie as Sue Stephens
Jim Carter as DCS Young
Douglas Hodge as DC Peter Finch
David O’Hara as Armed Robber
Eddie Izzard as Rich
Gwyneth Powell as Gloria Martin
Samuel West as Steven Waldorf
Trevor Byfield as Mr Martin
Susan Tordoff as Susan Finch
Joe Tucker as DS Johnson
Keith Bartlett as CIB Man
Aran Bell as PC Nicholas Carr
Sam Halpenny as DC Peter Van Dee
Martin Herdman as Surveillance Officer
Colin McCormack as DCS Haylor

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