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Program Details - Shooting the Past 2007-11-10 19:35:00

This program is on BBC Two

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The BBC Synopsis of this program:

Part Three. Part of Poliakoff Night. Stephen Poliakoff's drama about a huge photographic collection which faces closure after it's taken over by new management. Part Three. Part of Poliakoff Night.

Continuing the short season of Stephen Poliakoff's work on BBC 2, part 3 of Shooting the Past, starring Lindsay Duncan, Timothy Spall, Emilia Fox, Liam Cunningham, Billie Whitelaw and Andy Serkis.

Shooting the Past which was recently voted in a Channel 4 poll one of the fifty greatest ever television dramas is the story of a photographic library fighting for its survival after it has been purchased by American developers.

Both Lindsay Duncan and Timothy Spall were BAFTA nominated for their marvellous performances as the two eccentric archivists trying to protect their world from the forces that are out to destroy it. In their collection of ten million photos lie some extraordinary stories and it is these very stories they use as weapons against their adversaries. Funny and ultimately very moving the series won the Prix Italia and the Royal Television Society Best Drama Award in 1999. [AD,S]

Marilyn Truman ...... Lindsay Duncan
Oswald Bates ...... Timothy Spall
Christopher Anderson ...... Liam Cunningham
Veronica ...... Billie Whitelaw
Spig ...... Emilia Fox
Garnett ...... Arj Barker
Nick ...... Blake Ritson
Doctor ...... Geoffrey Beevers
Nurse ...... Leslie McGuire
Molly ...... Sheila Dunn
Dinner Lady ...... Jean Channon
Dinner Lady ...... Jennifer House



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