The One That Got Away

TV Series You Can't Win

Directed by Alan Bridges
Writer: Berkely Mather

1961

  • Virginia Maskell . . . . . . . . Elsa Lander
    Frank Finlay . . . . . . . . George Lander
    Glyn Owen . . . . . . . . Det. Sgt. Holliday
    Leonard Rossiter . . . . . . . . Fenny
    Kenneth J. Warren . . . . . . . . Brewer (as Kenneth Warren)
    Humphrey Heathcote . . . . . . . . Prison Officer
    Christopher Steele . . . . . . . . Craven
    Margery Withers . . . . . . . . Mrs. Kern
    Frank Shelley . . . . . . . . Det. Insp. Lindsay
    John Gill . . . . . . . . Gigs
    Manning Wilson . . . . . . . . Falden
    Charles Wade . . . . . . . . Waiter
    Miki Iveria . . . . . . . . Woman in Printers

    Anthology series of plays based around the theme that "crime does not pay".





  • This is the first TV production that Frank did with director Alan Bridges. Frank and Alan would become lifelong friends and work on many productions together. At one stage they formed a production company Hugo Films with actor Anthony Bate.

    Frank first worked with Alan Bridges in the theatre at Guildford Rep and Windsor Rep A View From The Bridge (1959) and then on screen in Thirteen Against Fate: The Murderer (1966), Les Miserables (TV Mini Series) (1967), Julius Caesar (1969) Blood of the Lamb (1969) The Lie (1970) Dear Brutus (1981), and the film The Return of the Soldier (1982).