Tom Berthel first met Hall of Fame football coach Hayden Fry when, in the mid-1980s, his investment firm, Berthel Fisher & Co., became a corporate sponsor of the University of Iowa Athletic Department. This business partnership not only helped Berthel Fisher establish a winning public image, but it also gave birth to one of the most important and enduring friendships of Tom Berthel’s life.
A series of four BBC Radio 4 plays set in a Manchester legal practice, written by Tom Fry and Sharon Kelly. Originally broadcast 28 April 2010 - 19 May 2010 in the ‘Afternoon Play’ slots.Frank Twist and his bunch of legal reps return for another series of adventures on the mean-ish streets of Manchester.In the first play, Frank's best mate Mickey has finally met a young Russian woman who will put up with him, his music and his socks. But is she just using him?
"Gritty drama, set in the North of England"
Series Four of the show set in a Manchester legal practice. In these six episodes, the cases Frank Twist and his team must deal with include a pop entrepreneur arrested for suspected fraud, a young teacher alleged to have had an affair with a sixth former, two assault charges and a youth arrested for attempted murder. Starring David Schofield as Frank, Kathryn Hunt as Sarah and Jonjo O'Neill as Declan. Written by Tom Fry and Sharon Kelly. Produced by Gary Brown. Original music by Gary Harms.
"Gritty, entertaining and real"