Brimstone and Treacle

Originally recorded by the BBC in 1976, this devastating drama from Dennis Potter upset the head of programming so much that it never went to air until 1987. Denholm Elliot and Patricia Lawrence are the parents of Pattie, a young woman who needs 24-hour care following a hit-and-run accident. When a stranger turns up claiming to be an old friend of the daughter, and offering to take care of her, her parents are thrilled. But is this man the godsend he appears to be?

Year: 1987
Genre: TV Drama, Television Shows, Disabilities, Dennis Potter
Country: UK
Director: Barry Davis
Starring: Denholm Elliott, Michael Kitchen, Patricia Lawrence, Michelle Newell
Duration: 72 Minutes
Rating: R16 - Contains content that may disturb.
Location in store: Alice's Playhouse



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