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The Widowmaker is a 1990 made-for-television film directed by John Madden and starring Annabelle Apsion, Alun Armstrong, David Morrissey and Kenneth Welsh. The film deals with a woman whose husband has been arrested after going on a killing rampage and the reaction of her local community. It was produced In the United Kingdom by Central Independent Television for the ITV Network and aired on 29 December 1990. It received a nomination for Best Single Drama at the 1991 BAFTA Awards.

The Widowmaker
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Directed byJohn Madden
Written byJeremy Brock
StarringAnnabelle Apsion
Alun Armstrong
David Morrissey
Kenneth Welsh
Music byRachel Portman
CinematographyMichael Coulter
Edited byDavid Rees
Distributed byCentral Independent Television
Release date
29 December 1990
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish

PremiseEdit

Kathy (Apsion) is forced to face the hostility of her local community after her husband is revealed as a brutal spree killer.

CastEdit

  • Annabelle Apsion – Kathy
  • Alun Armstrong – Dad
  • David Morrissey – Rob
  • Kenneth Welsh – Atkinson
  • Helen Anderson – Troy
  • Hugh Armstrong – Michael Finch
  • Al Hunter Ashton – Mr. Wilding
  • Charlotte Barker – Vicky Pierce
  • Sydnee Blake – Grieving Mother
  • Kate Byers – Junior Police Officer
  • Flaminia Cinque – Sally
  • David Credell – Builder 3
  • Richard Cubison – Dr. Beloff
  • Aaron Dawson – Tom
  • Peter Guinness – Detective Sergeant Wills
  • Jane Gurnett – Sharon
  • Brian Hickey – Malcolm
  • Caroline Holdaway – Teacher
  • Colin Jeavons – Mr. Crathew
  • Karl Jenkinson – Builder 2
  • Kate Lanson – Prostitute
  • Mike Lunney – Housing Officer
  • Gareth Marks – Barry
  • Neale McGrath – Builder 1
  • Eileen Nicholas – Mum
  • James Ottaway – Mourner
  • Gary Powell – Journalist
  • Bill Rourke – Minicab Driver
  • Martin Sadler – Senior Police Officer
  • Colin Simmonds – DHSS Officer
  • Peter Williams – Philip Newsome
  • Tessa Wojtczak – Sheila Barton
  • Darren Wilkes - Moustashioed Armed Police Officer

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