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Number One (1985)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  March 1985 (UK)
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A down on his luck Irishman in London decides to play snooker for money.

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Billy Evans
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Doreen
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Mike the Throat
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Terry the Boxer
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D.C. Fleming
David Howey ...
Brad Brookie
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Teddy Bryant
David Squire ...
Ken McDonald
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The Wasp
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Blackpool Sergeant
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Danny
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Sue
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Timmy
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A down on his luck Irishman in London decides to play snooker for money.

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Doubles for Bob Geldof were used more for the simple shots rather than the harder ones as Geldof needed to establish player credibility for his character. See more »

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Savin' Face
Written by David Mackay and Joe Fagin
Sung by Joe Fagin
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