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An alcoholic writer in a psychiatric hospital enters into an intellectual duel with his patronizing, passive aggressive doctor. Finally, the brilliance of the writer prevails.

Director:

James Cellan Jones

Writer:

David Turner

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Dinsdale Landen ... David Purser
John Normington ... Dr. Simpson
Anne Ridler Anne Ridler ... Kate Wright
Keith Drinkel Keith Drinkel ... Tony Secombe
Maureen O'Brien ... Jill Secombe
Zena Walker ... Mary Purser
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Denyse Alexander Denyse Alexander ... Patient
Alec Bregonzi Alec Bregonzi ... Patient
James Bryce James Bryce ... Patient
Gordon Christie Gordon Christie ... Patient
Patrick Duggan Patrick Duggan ... Priest
John Eastham John Eastham ... Miguel
Stacey Foster Stacey Foster ... Patient
Ray Gatenby Ray Gatenby ... Patient
Deborah Grant ... Louise Day
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An alcoholic writer in a psychiatric hospital enters into an intellectual duel with his patronizing, passive aggressive doctor. Finally, the brilliance of the writer prevails.

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alcoholism | number in title | See All (2) »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 October 1980 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

England, UK

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The title is the chemical formula of ethanol - in other words, alcohol! See more »

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