Whistle Blower, The (BBC-1 2001, Amanda Burton, Bill Paterson)

Thriller The Whistle Blower saw city bank clerk Laura blow the whistle on her employers after discovering they’re involved in the drugs trade, she and her family are then targeted by hitmen and they have to have police protection and try and take up new identities.

production details
UK / BBC One / 2×85 minute episodes / Broadcast 14 – 15 April 2001

Writer: Patrick Harbinson / Camera: Peter Middleton / Design: Pat Campbell / Costume: Sheena Napier / Music: Hal Lindes / Producer: Jessica Pope / Executive Producers: Pippa Harris, Jane Tranter

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AMANDA BURTON as Laura Tracey
BILL PATERSON as DI Neil Sleighthorne
NEIL PEARSON as Dominic Tracey
PENELOPE WILTON as Heather Graham
EMMA CUNIFFE as Kathy Enfield
VIRGINIA McKENNA as Teresa Elliot
RICHARD JOHNSON as Alastair Montgomery
INDIRA VARMA as Diane Crossman
PIP TORRENS as Philip Amis

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