The Things You Do for Love: Against the Odds

The Things You Do for Love: Against the Odds

80 mins | Aug. 30, 1998

Sue Johnston stars in this intimate drama exploring the life of Coronation Street star Pat Phoenix. Follow her affair with fellow actor Tony Booth in the 50s that ended in heartbreak, and what eventually happened to the pair years later.

The Things You Do for Love: Against the Odds

80 mins | Aug. 30, 1998

The Things You Do for Love: Against the Odds
Sue Johnston stars in this intimate drama exploring the life of Coronation Street star Pat Phoenix. Follow her affair with fellow actor Tony Booth in the 50s that ended in heartbreak, and what eventually happened to the pair years later.
Producers
Original title The Things You Do for Love: Against the Odds
Directors Bill Pryde
Writers Ron Rose

Cast

Sue Johnston

as Pat Phoenix

Denise Black

as Young Pat Phoenix

Tony Scannell

as Tony Booth

Keith Newby

as Young Tony Booth

Ian Lindsay

as Keith Pollitt

Pauline Whitaker

as Pauline Pollitt

John Middleton

as Tony Warren

Sidney Livingstone

as Albert

Lorraine Peters

as Velvey

Mark Chatterton

as DHSS Investigator

Laura Richmond

as DHSS Investigator

Trevor Green

as Newsreader

Ian Kershaw

as ASM

Vanessa Knox-Mawer

as Make-Up Artist

Peter Lorenzelli

as Director

Simon Molloy

as Hospital Consultant

Sally Sheridan

as Hospital Sister

Helen Heaslip

as Intensive Care Nurse

Joe Simpson

as Journalist

Matt Healy

as 1st Drunk

Mark Stratton

as 2nd Drunk