Willy's Story

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Accused, Series 1 Episode 1 of 6

Duration: 1 hour

Willy Houlihan is in the holding cells beneath a Crown Court, awaiting the verdict of his trial. As he begins the long walk back up to his courtroom, viewers learn the events that brought him there. Willy was a hard-working plumber, with money pressures and a family who rely on him. But what did he get involved in?

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Sita Williams
David Blair
Jimmy McGovern
Willy Houlihan
Christopher Eccleston
Carmel Houlihan
Pooky Quesnel
Rod Arthur
Gordon Patterson
Malcolm Scates
Mrs Patterson
Caroline O'Neill
Matthew Houlihan
Nicky Bell
Michael Houlihan
Luke Tittensor
Joe Patterson
Sean Ward
Kevin Sutton
James Foster
Eamonn Riley


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