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Choice of Straws

By ER Braithwaite. London 1960: Teddy boys pull a knife, but this victim fights back. Dramatised by Roy Williams.

by ER Braithwaite. London's East End 1960. Twins Jack and Dave Bennett are a happy-go-lucky, rootless pair of Teddy boys. If they do occasionally rough-up a black guy it's just a game to them. Until a victim in Whitechapel fights back and Dave pulls a knife. From the writer of To Sir With Love.

Jack.....Harry Hepple
Dave.....Luke Norris
Michelle.....Gugu Mbatha-Raw
Mum.....Ellie Haddington
Dad.....David Hargreaves
Ruth.....Annabelle Dowler
Mr Spencer..... Alex Lanipekun
Officer.....Stephen Hogan

Dramatised by Roy Williams
Director Claire Grove.

58 minutes

Last on

Fri 8 Apr 2011 21:00

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