Once A Friend

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20060117

By Stephen Phelps.

Leo and John spent their childhood together.

Leo has been increasingly troubled by the circumstances of their parting and desperately needs to deal with the guilt that is gnawing away inside him.

But John has left the events of the past behind.

To go back now is to re-open long-healed wounds.

When they meet for the first time in over 30 years, will they able to move on or will they be sucked back into the whirlpool of the past?

Leo has contacted John after hearing that a man, Harry Roberts, jailed for killing three policemen on a West London common in 1966 has applied for release.

Aged 11, Leo and John were on the common that day.

Leo now works as a teacher.

He has always felt that John is a soul mate.

John works in freight transport.

They meet in a bar.

John....Jamie Foreman

Leo....Gerard Mcdermott

Young John....Joseph Tremain

Young Leo....Steven Williams

Ellie....Ella Smith

Director Toby Swift

20060117

By Stephen Phelps.

Leo and John spent their childhood together.

Leo has been increasingly troubled by the circumstances of their parting and desperately needs to deal with the guilt that is gnawing away inside him.

But John has left the events of the past behind.

To go back now is to re-open long-healed wounds.

When they meet for the first time in over 30 years, will they able to move on or will they be sucked back into the whirlpool of the past?

Leo has contacted John after hearing that a man, Harry Roberts, jailed for killing three policemen on a West London common in 1966 has applied for release.

Aged 11, Leo and John were on the common that day.

Leo now works as a teacher.

He has always felt that John is a soul mate.

John works in freight transport.

They meet in a bar.

John....Jamie Foreman

Leo....Gerard Mcdermott

Young John....Joseph Tremain

Young Leo....Steven Williams

Ellie....Ella Smith

Director Toby Swift

20070824

By Stephen Phelps.

John and Leo, inseparable in childhood, meet for the first time in over 30 years.

They lost touch soon after being caught on the fringes of a high-profile murder case.

Will Leo's need to rake over the past prevent them from rekindling their friendship as adults?

John....Jamie Foreman

Leo....Gerard Mcdermott

Young John....Joseph Tremain

Young Leo....Steven Williams

Ellie....Ella Smith

Directed by Toby Swift

20070824

By Stephen Phelps.

John and Leo, inseparable in childhood, meet for the first time in over 30 years.

They lost touch soon after being caught on the fringes of a high-profile murder case.

Will Leo's need to rake over the past prevent them from rekindling their friendship as adults?

John....Jamie Foreman

Leo....Gerard Mcdermott

Young John....Joseph Tremain

Young Leo....Steven Williams

Ellie....Ella Smith

Directed by Toby Swift