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Do Or Die (Sky One 2001 with Patsy Palmer and Kate Ashfield)



In two part thriller serial Do Or Die Doctor Sam (Kate Ashfield) has her life turned around when her son falls ill and she has to trace his Australian crook father who she had a brief fling with whilst backpacking in Australia with her friend Claire (Patsy Palmer) some years before.

The show was heavy on the flashbacks, beginning in present day England and moving in back in time to the mid 1990’s and Australia. A UK-Australia co-production.

Cast: PATSY PALMER as Claire; KATE ASHFIELD as Sam; HUGO SPEER as Nicholas; TOM LONG as Joey; WILLIAM McDOWELL as William

Writer: Christopher Lee / Design: Murray Picknett / Camera: Martin McGrath / Music: Edmund Butt / Producers: John Edwards, Lavinia Warner / Director: Rowan Woods

UK / Sky One – Southern Star -John Edwards – Warner Sisters / 2×110 minute episodes / Broadcast 22-29 April 2001 / Sundays at 9.00pm