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

Yosser Hughes: You're Graham Souness... you look like me.
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Perfect TV Drama
8 July 2003 | by (Newcastle, England) – See all my reviews

TV executives could do with watching this masterpiece, in the hope that they remember that not all British TV dramas have to be set in a hospital or a police station......And they don't have to be sh*t either. Boys... had top scripts, top acting and even the BBC weather forecast camerawork gives it an unparralelled sense of authenticity. Pure quality.


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