A KIND OF ALASKA

UK / ITV – Central / 1x75m-e / 16 December 1984

Writer: Harold Pinter / Producer: Lynn Horsford / Director: Kenneth Ives

Drama. A woman comes out of a thirty year trance after being treated with a new wonder drug.

Based on the book Awakenings by Dr Oliver Sachs, the same subject was also the source for the film Awakenings with Robert Deniro and Robin Williams.

Cast: Dorothy Tutin (Deborah), Paul Scofield (Hornby), Susan Engel (Pauline)