Character:

Gerry

Writer:

Stephen Butchard

Directors: 
Pip Broughton

Producers:
Alan Bleasdale, Keith Thompson

Production Companies:
Channel Four Films, Diplomat Films

Additional Cast:
Julia Ford, Laurence Kinlan, Aimee Mulligan

Status:
Available for viewing in the UK


13 year-old David and nine year-old Danni live in a children's home, where despite the best of adult intentions, there is conflict and sudden tragedy.

When the pair escape the home, they embark upon a daring adventure in search of the beach.

"Well, maybe the bureaucrats at the top enjoyed it"

By Tobias Jones/ The Independent


Where Dennis Potter was famous for using adults to play children in Blue Remembered Hills, Butchard (who won the third BBC Dennis Potter Award) had orphans who were almost indistinguishable from grown-ups...

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