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Second Body

45 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 09 January 2013

BAFTA-winning writer Trevor Preston draws on his own experience as an artist in this dark thriller. Anna is a painter driven to capture the haunting images of death that fill the twilight world of her dreams. But whose death do they foretell?

Directed by Toby Swift

Trevor Preston trained at the Royal College of Art before embarking on a career in television. He wrote for many of the best dramas of the 1970s and 80s, including Ace of Wands, Callan, The Sweeney, Minder, Out and Fox, for which Trevor received a BAFTA in 1981. His film work includes Billy the Kid and the Green Baize Vampire and the Mike Hodges directed I'll Sleep When I'm Dead with Clive Owen. Trevor has written three radio plays, the first of which, Flaw in the Motor, Dust in the Blood, was shortlisted for the Imison Award and a Mental Health in the Media Award in 2009.


Tara Fitzgerald
Raymond Coulthard
Kenneth Collard
Ben Crowe
Liza Sadovy
Mr Otis
Patrick Brennan



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