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Robin Sheppard (2005)



Drama based on the story of Angela Cannings, the mother wrongly convicted of killing her two babies. Forced to move out of her home and denied access to her surviving child, she spent two years in prison where she was attacked, while her husband had to sell the house and leave his job to maintain custody of their daughter. However, new medical evidence eventually emerged that cast doubt on her sentence. Sarah Lancashire and Timothy Spall star.

Cast & Crew

Angela Cannings Sarah Lancashire
Terry Cannings Timothy Spall
Jade Cannings (Age 3-4) Amber Wollen
Jade Cannings (Age 5-6) Kizzie Hopkinson
Jade Cannings (Age 7-8) Lorna Fitzgerald
Claire Emma Cunniffe
Stephen Steve Chaplin
Mary Barry Maggie Ollerenshaw
Mr Connolly Walter McMonagle
Kevin Neil Ditt
Bill Bache Ian McNeice
Mr Mansfield QC Paul Chapman
DS Findlay Jake Nightingale
WDC Dawson Alison Lomas
DS Johnson Julian Rivett
Tom Sedley James Barriscale
Tessa Suzan Sylvester
Mr Dunkels QC Mark Tandy
Professor Meadows Ronald Pickup
Mrs Justice Hallett Kate Fahy
Marian Harding Marion Bailey
Professor Berry William Chubb
Rose Jenny Bolt
Stacy Natasha Godfrey
Lord Justice Judge Oliver Ford Davies
Dr Redding John Vine
Nurse Jenny Ellen
Doctor Harvey Virdi
Julia Mitchell Laura Jane Child
Bakery Worker Geoffrey Greenhill
Prison guard Maureen Bennett
Businessman Andrew Obeney
Detective Superintendent Brian Hickey
Director Robin Sheppard
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Language: English Colour


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