Five unemployed men would do anything just to have a job in Thatchers era Britain.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Michael Angelis ...
 Chrissie Todd (5 episodes, 1982)
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 Yosser Hughes (5 episodes, 1982)
Alan Igbon ...
 Loggo Logmond (5 episodes, 1982)
Peter Kerrigan ...
 George Malone (5 episodes, 1982)
Tom Georgeson ...
 Dixie Dean (3 episodes, 1982)
Gary Bleasdale ...
 Kevin Dean (3 episodes, 1982)
Timothy Bleasdale ...
 Jason Hughes (3 episodes, 1982)
Shay Gorman ...
 Malloy (3 episodes, 1982)
Tamana Bleasdale ...
 Anne Marie Hughes (3 episodes, 1982)
Jamie Bleasdale ...
 Dustin Hughes (3 episodes, 1982)
David Fleeshman ...
 D.O.E. - Assistant Manager (2 episodes, 1982)
David Ross ...
 D.O.E. - Donald Moss (2 episodes, 1982)
Cheryl Leigh ...
 D.O.E. - Jackie Mills (2 episodes, 1982)
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 D.O.E. - Lawton (2 episodes, 1982)
Gilly Coman ...
 D.O.E. - Dixie's Clerk Jean (2 episodes, 1982)
Isa Dixon ...
 D.O.E. - George's Clerk / ... (2 episodes, 1982)
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 Angie Todd (2 episodes, 1982)
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Five unemployed men would do anything just to have a job in Thatchers era Britain.

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(5 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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This drama was seen by many as an indictment of Thatcher's Britain, but in fact Alan Bleasdale wrote four out of the five episodes before Margaret Thatcher even came to power. See more »

Quotes

[recurring line]
Yosser Hughes: Gizza job! I can do that!
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It's really good.
17 January 2003 | by (San Francisco, USA) – See all my reviews

If you are interested in what it was like to live in Thatcher's Britain in the eighties then look no futher. You need a strong stomach - especially for Yosser's Story. Memories of Cathy Come Home from the sixties spring to mind. It's good, it's real and it hurts to watch it - that's WHY it should be seen. Thanks Alan Bleasdale- for seeing and telling it like it is.


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