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Episode 2

Episode 2 of 6

Samuel is tracked down by MI5 who want his invention but in exchange for information on his new friends Kathleen and Richard Shaw. Meanwhile, Hannah continues to hide her truancy from her parents and discovers that Kathleen has a tragic family secret.

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59 minutes

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Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:29

    Kaori Kouzai

    Kuchinashi Elegy

Credits

Role Contributor
Samuel Petrukhin Toby Stephens
Kathleen Shaw Keeley Hawes
Richard Shaw Linus Roache
Field Mark Bonnar
Miriam Petrukhin Lucy Cohu
Aunt Mary Claire Bloom
Walter Ronald Pickup
Courtney Johnson Gary Beadle
Spearman Tony Maudsley
Nicholas Halliday Matthew James Thomas
Hannah Petrukhin Lily Sacofsky
Sasha Petrukhin Toby Woolf
Tezler Peter Firth
Lord Arthur Wallington Timothy Spall
Esther Rose Ayling-Ellis
Denning Leo Starr
Anthony Shaw Greg Austin
Doreen Cathy Murphy
Ruth Molly Casey
Matron Suanne Braun
Miss Goodwin Amy Marston
Head Warden Angela McHale
Footman 2 Luke Alexander
Footman Tom Ashley
Producer Jean Holdsworth
Writer Stephen Poliakoff
Director Stephen Poliakoff
Executive Producer Helen Flint
Stunt coordinator Jeff Hewitt-Davis
Stunts Nicholas Daines
Production Company Little Island Productions

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