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Faith (British TV series)

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Faith is a two-part British thriller political drama series written by Simon Burke and directed by John Strickland, first broadcast on ITV between 7 and 8 September 1994. The programme stars Michael Gambon as Peter Moreton, Susannah Harker as Holly Moreton and John Hannah as Nick Simon.[1][2] The programme was broadcast over two nights for Wednesday and Thursday. Faith was released on DVD in United States on 8 November 2005 by Koch Vision.[3]

Faith
GenrePolitical drama
Thriller
Created bySimon Burke
Written bySimon Burke
Directed byJohn Strickland
StarringMichael Gambon
John Hannah
Amelia Bullmore
Nicholas Gleaves
Keith Allen
Ending theme"Crazy" by Seal
Composer(s)John Keane
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original language(s)English
No. of series1
No. of episodes2
Production
Executive producer(s)Ted Childs
Producer(s)Colin McKeown
Production location(s)London, England, UK
CinematographyPeter Fearon
Editor(s)John Parker
Running time100 minutes
Production company(s)Central Independent Television
DistributorITV Studios
Release
Original networkITV
Picture format4:3
Audio formatStereo
Original release7 September (1994-09-07) –
8 September 1994 (1994-09-08)

This miniseries was produced by Central Independent Television for the ITV network.

Contents

PlotEdit

Peter Moreton, a high-ranking government official, scrambles to keep his secret style hidden from the world when his daughter purposely leaks his affair to a reporter she is dating. Nick Simon is the high-level reporter caught between his love for Holly Moreton, the daughter of Peter Moreton and his desperation to keep his job and land the biggest story of his career.

CastEdit

EpisodesEdit

No.
overall
No. in
series
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
11"Part 1"John StricklandSimon Burke7 September 1994 (1994-09-07)
Nick Simon (John Hannah), a journalist for a Sunday newspaper, is struggling to bring his up his daughter, Faith (Grace Boyle), and keep his job. Enticed out on a blind date, he meets and falls for Holly Moreton (Susannah Harker), daughter of Tory MP, Peter Moreton Michael Gambon. Moreton's name is linked with a Government scandal concerning illegal arms sales, and Nick discovers there's a further scoop to be investigated, but will it damage his relationship with Holly?
22"Part 2"John StricklandSimon Burke8 September 1994 (1994-09-08)
Now jobless, broke and alone. Nick Simon is still no closer to obtaining proof of Moreton's illicit affair. But flickering through photos of the weekend, he and Holly spent together at Moreton's country cottage, the true identity of Moreton's lover suddenly becomes clear.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ITV Studios - Faith". ITV Studios.
  2. ^ "Faith (1994)". BFI.org.
  3. ^ "Faith". Amazon.com. Retrieved 23 April 2017.

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