The Syndicate (2012–2015)
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Episode #2.5 

Having won the lottery Alan bumps into his ex-wife who rebukes him for missing his estranged son Kieran's birthday. Alan returns to his old drunken ways,missing AA meetings and finally ... See full summary »

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Kay Mellor

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Kay Mellor

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Mark Addy ... Alan
Siobhan Finneran ... Mandy
Natalie Gavin ... Becky
Jimi Mistry ... Tom
Alison Steadman ... Rose
Oliver Johnstone ... Kieran
Elizabeth Tan ... Sulim
Siobhan Hewlett ... Olivia Goldsmith
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Christa Ackroyd Christa Ackroyd ... Herself - Presenter
Louise Atkins Louise Atkins ... Tracy
Lee Bolton Lee Bolton ... Gay Hairdresser
Lorraine Bruce ... Denise
Nichola Burley ... Bethany
Amelia Curtis ... Natalie
Tom Davey ... Yacht Broker
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Storyline

Having won the lottery Alan bumps into his ex-wife who rebukes him for missing his estranged son Kieran's birthday. Alan returns to his old drunken ways,missing AA meetings and finally getting sacked. Feeling lonely he decides to go online for a Thai wife and meets Sulim,who flies to England to see him.He takes her to London,showering her with gifts and they meet up with Kieran,who accuses his father of neglect and refuses to acknowledge him whilst he is still drinking. Sulim offers to help Alan stay dry but then makes a startling revelation which ends the relationship. Alan returns to Bradford,rescuing Mandy from Steve,whom Becky has released,before going home and falling asleep with a cigarette. His house burns down but he is saved by his AA mentor Colin and Rose. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Drama | Mystery

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Release Date:

16 April 2013 (UK) See more »

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Rollem Productions See more »
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Siobhan Finneran (Mandy) & Karl Davies (Luke) also worked together on Happy Valley (2014) as Clare Cartwright & Daniel Crawford respectively. See more »

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