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Seeing Red (ITV 2000 with Sarah Lancashire and Richard Dillane)



UK / ITV – Granada – WGBH – Producers/ 1x120m-e / Broadcast Sunday 19 March 2000 at 8.00pm

Writer: Chris Monger / Producers: Neal Weisman, Jenny Edwards, Jeanna Polley, Pippa Cross / Music: Barrington Pheloung / Costume: Charlotte Walter / Design: Adrian Smith / Camera: Lukas Strebel / Director: Graham Theakston

Period drama. The true story of how actress Coral Atkins, at the height of her popularity in the seventies (a starring role in TV show A Family At War) gave it all up to start her own children’s home.

Sarah Lancashire as Coral Atkins
Laura Jane Keston as Jody
Lauren Hartley as Kelly
Nicholas Gecks as Doctor O’Gorman
Lizzy McInnerny as Sylvia
Richard Dillane as Steve
John Quayle as Sir Godfrey Nicholson
Gary Cady as Peter
Robert Curbishley as Chris
Joe Gunn as Harry
Stuart Richman as Tom
Ann Aris as Hillary
Tim Thomas as TV Director
Zoe Henry as Julia
Judith Barker as Matron
Malcolm Scates as Derek
Judy Holt as Mrs Hall
Gillian Cally as Mrs Heel
Jacqueline Jansen as Beryl
Olwen May as Harriet
Emily Keston as Anne
Joseph Aston as Marcus
Eileen Davies as Miss Ross
Kate Layden as Mrs Desmond
Holly Latham as Amy
Roberta Kerr as Miss Robinson
Reece Noi as Wayne
Carrie Davies as Mrs Burrows
Tim Barker as Mr Thomas
Michael Jenn as Mr Farris
Matthew Brown as Jamie
Romy Baskerville as Mrs Skynner
Geoff Holman as TV Producer
Chris Wilkinson as Mr Porter
Justin Ellery as Coral’s Dad
Meriel Schofield as Coral’s Mum
Marita Hing as Young Coral
Sophie Graham as Young Sylvia
Nicola Barnfield as Janice
Heather Carr as Jessica
Judith Davis as Tea Lady
Nicholas Fry as Estate Agent
Geoffrey Swann as Oberon
Robin Polley as Theatre Director
Sarah Beard as Prompter
Viv Warentz as Old Crone
John Draycott as Robin Goodfellow
Gillian Kerrod as Wardrobe Mistress
Liam Tobin as Bottom
Catriona Martin as Smith
Lloyd Peters as Jones
Sarah Nixon as Jamie’s Mum


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