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The Franchise Affair (1988– )

TV Series | 155 min | Drama

A schoolgirl who has been missing for weeks returns home covered in bruises. She says two women kidnapped her, held her captive in an isolated house and beat her. Taken by the police to the house she described, she identifies it and the ...See moreA schoolgirl who has been missing for weeks returns home covered in bruises. She says two women kidnapped her, held her captive in an isolated house and beat her. Taken by the police to the house she described, she identifies it and the mother and daughter who live there. They call in a lawyer, who has only days to find evidence that will break the girl's story. Written by Anonymous See less
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Updated Sep 25, 1988

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Sep 25, 1988 (United Kingdom)

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38 cast members
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Patrick Malahide
Robert Blair Robert Blair   See fewer
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Joanna McCallum
Marion Sharpe Marion Sharpe   See fewer
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Rosalie Crutchley
Mrs. Sharpe Mrs. Sharpe   See fewer
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Miranda Bell
Miss Tuff Miss Tuff   See fewer
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David Ellison
Inspector John Hallam Inspector John Hallam   See fewer
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James Garbutt
Mr. Heseltine Mr. Heseltine   See fewer
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Alex Jennings
Nevil Bennet Nevil Bennet   See fewer
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Penelope Nice
Mrs. Wynn Mrs. Wynn   See fewer
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Grant Parsons
Leslie Wynn Leslie Wynn   See fewer
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Timothy Block
Stanley Peters Stanley Peters   See fewer
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Kate Emma Davies
Betty Kane Betty Kane   See fewer
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Jean Heywood
Aunt Lin Aunt Lin   See fewer
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John Vine
Det. Insp. Grant Det. Insp. Grant   See fewer
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Edward Wilson
Benjamin Corley Benjamin Corley   See fewer
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David Doyle
Wallis Wallis   See fewer
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Jo Rowbottom
Mildred Pinner Mildred Pinner   See fewer
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Catherine Terris
Anita Kenton Anita Kenton   See fewer
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Frances Atkinson
Rose Glyn Rose Glyn   See fewer
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Roger Brierley
Ramsden Ramsden   See fewer
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Alan Downer
Einar Large Einar Large   See fewer
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Alexander John
Mr. Piper Mr. Piper   See fewer
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Frank Mills
Albert Albert   See fewer
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Gareth Milne
Lorry driver / Pressman Lorry driver / Pressman   See fewer
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David Allister
Miles Allison Miles Allison   See fewer
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Patrick Blackwell
Jury foreman Jury foreman   See fewer
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Ray Blake
Court usher Court usher   See fewer
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Gaylie Buchanan
Woman on train Woman on train   See fewer
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Chris Humphreys
Bernard Bernard   See fewer
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Margaret John
Waitress Waitress   See fewer
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David McEwan
Court usher Court usher   See fewer
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Bryan Murray
Kevin McDermott Kevin McDermott   See fewer
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Philip Praeger
Mechanic Mechanic   See fewer
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Gordon Salkilld
Bus inspector Bus inspector   See fewer
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Roy Spencer
Ticket inspector Ticket inspector   See fewer
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George Waring
Magistrate Magistrate   See fewer
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7.8 / 10 | 24 votes