Jess is now 16 and her life is about to change forever. She meets and falls in love with Melanie, who converts to the Pentecostal faith so that she can be with Jess. Mother begins to ... See full summary »

Director:

Beeban Kidron

Writers:

Jeanette Winterson (novel), Jeanette Winterson (screenplay)

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Charlotte Coleman ... Jess
Margery Withers Margery Withers ... Elsie
Geraldine McEwan ... Mother
Roger Walker Roger Walker ... Fishmonger
Elizabeth Spriggs ... May
Freda Dowie ... Mrs. Green
Barbara Hicks ... Cissy
Darren Scott Darren Scott ... Boy Next Door
Kenneth Cranham ... Pastor Finch
Peter Gordon Peter Gordon ... William
Richard Henders ... Graham
Pam Ferris ... Mrs. Arkwright
Tamar Swade Tamar Swade ... Church Pianist
Cathryn Bradshaw ... Melanie
Celia Imrie ... Miss Jewsbury
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Jess is now 16 and her life is about to change forever. She meets and falls in love with Melanie, who converts to the Pentecostal faith so that she can be with Jess. Mother begins to suspect that the Devil is within, and subjects Jess a terrifying ritual of exorcism.

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Release Date:

17 January 1990 (UK) See more »

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