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Howards' Way (1985–1990)

TV Series | 50 min | Drama

Tom Howard is made redundant from his job as a senior aircraft designer and decides to invest his skill, time and redundancy money in a run-down local boat building yard. Without his investment the yard would certainly have gone bust but ...See moreTom Howard is made redundant from his job as a senior aircraft designer and decides to invest his skill, time and redundancy money in a run-down local boat building yard. Without his investment the yard would certainly have gone bust but the decision puts a great strain on his marriage and causes problems with other members of his family. The various family members gradually come to terms with their changing circumstances and the consequences of Howard's decision. Written by Mark Smith See less
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Sep 1, 1985 (United Kingdom)

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Stephen Yardley
Ken Masters Ken Masters   See fewer
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Glyn Owen
Jack Rolfe Jack Rolfe   See fewer
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Susan Gilmore
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Edward Highmore
Leo Howard Leo Howard   See fewer
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Robert Vahey
Bill Sayers Bill Sayers   See fewer
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Tony Anholt
Charles Frere Charles Frere   See fewer
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Ivor Danvers
Gerald Urquhart Gerald Urquhart   See fewer
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Dulcie Gray
Kate Harvey Kate Harvey   See fewer
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Cindy Shelley
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Maurice Colbourne
Tom Howard Tom Howard   See fewer
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Patricia Shakesby
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Willoughby Gray
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Sian Webber
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6.6 / 10 | 127 votes