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Program Title
Reckless

Episode Title
Part 1

Episode number:
1 2 3

Description
Owen Springer applies for a surgeons job and must be evaluated by management consultant Anna Fairley, who Owen claims is the sexiest woman he has ever met. Her verdict: thumbs down. He gets the job anyway and soon discovers that she is his bosss wife. With a helpful push or two, fate intervenes to bring them together

Original broadcast date
1998-01-18

Cast Characters
Robson Green Owen Springer
Francesca Annis Anna Fairley
Michael Kitchen Richard Crane
David Bradley Arnold Springer
Daniela Nardini Vivien Reid
Conor Mullen John McGinley
Julian Rhind-Tutt Danny Glassman
Margery Mason Myrtle Fairley
Kathryn Hunt Irma
Kathryn Pogson Phyllis
Debra Stephenson Michelle
David Boyce Dr. Pall
Jeremy Turner-Welch Brian
Verity Hewlitt Corrine
Mark Lindley Frederick
Michael Wardle Sergeant Sefton
Malcolm Raeburn Mr. Penman
Peter Martin Malcolm Crossley
Nicholas Blane Rodney Ferris

Credits
Executive Producer: Carolyn Reynolds
Producer: Sita Williams
Director: Sarah Harding, David Richards

Intro
RECKLESS/Episode 1/Intro by Russell Baker

Tonight we begin something quite different from our usual presentation.

At first you may think it's going to be a story of tender family relationships.

Then you're aware that a comedy is in progress.

Then it suddenly seems like a suspense story about an unlikely love affair that may have explosive consequences.

Then everything swerves into farce.

And all this in just the first two-hour installment. There are two more to come.

A word of caution to anybody who's looking for high literary entertainment or moral uplift: Reckless is the kind of show you watch purely for the sheer fun of it. It often seems to be a satire about the havoc the telephone spreads through modern life.

The England seen here is a land where everybody -- well, everybody but our hero -- has a cell phone at the ready -- and will use it at the slightest provocation.

Alexander Graham Bell, what have you done to us!?

Reckless, First Episode.



Episode number: 1 2 3


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