Radio host Alan Bird witnesses how an ice cream van is attacked and destroyed by an angry competitor. This leads him into the struggle between two Italian families, the Bernardis and the Rossis, over whose ice cream vans can sell where in Glasgow. Written by
A war about wafers.
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Did You Know?
The gold/silver presentation record on the wall of Dickie Birds Boss's office is actually "Altered Images" Ist album "Happy Birthday" from 1982. Clare Grogan , or C.P. Grogan (the lead singer of Altered Images) also plays the love interest Charlotte.. See more
You see Dickie arriving at the radio station at around 6am. The film is set at Christmas time in Glasgow, so at that time of year the sunrise is about 9am. Yet we can see the city skyline through the window and not just a dark view. See more
During the end credits, Alan 'Dickie' Bird (Bill Paterson) is heard taping and screwing up a radio commercial. See more
Captain of Your Ship
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