The Paradise Run

The Paradise Run

50 mins | Drama, War, TV Movie | April 5, 1976

Johnny has joined the army because he likes canoeing, but ends up in a war-torn city and is compromised into helping the enemy. However, desertion will not be a solution, and he finds himself more distressed than ever.

The Paradise Run

50 mins | Drama, War, TV Movie | April 5, 1976

The Paradise Run
Johnny has joined the army because he likes canoeing, but ends up in a war-torn city and is compromised into helping the enemy. However, desertion will not be a solution, and he finds himself more distressed than ever.
Producers BBC
Original title The Paradise Run
Directors Michael Apted, Roger Woodburn
Writers Sally Head, Howard Brenton

Cast

Kevin McNally

as Johnny

Ian Charleson

as Henry

Sarah Porter

as Carol

Dickie Arnold

as Scabby

Daphne Heard

as Mrs Brown

Ken Sicklen

as Ted Brown

Terence Davies

as Sergeant

Pete Postlethwaite

as Soldier

Robert Putt

as Terrorist

Denis Lawson

as Terrorist

Dermot Crowley

as Terrorist

Stephen Whittaker

as Terrorist

Carole Hayman

as Party Guest

William Hootkins

as Party Guest

John Dicks

as Party Guest

Jenny Lipman

as Party Guest

Boyd C. Mackenzie

as Soldier

Chris Cregan

as Soldier

Kim Doyle

as Small Girl

Jonina Scott

as Swedish Woman

Niall Padden

as Man in Buffet