Trouble ensues for the Majestics, Scotland's "Kings of Rock", when a good-looking redhead joins the band on tour.
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 Danny McGlone / ... (6 episodes, 1987)
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 Vincent Diver (6 episodes, 1987)
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 Fud O'Donnell (6 episodes, 1987)
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 Dennis Sproul (6 episodes, 1987)
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 Janice Toner (6 episodes, 1987)
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 Glenna McFadden (5 episodes, 1987)
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 Noreen Diver (3 episodes, 1987)
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 Baby Wanda (3 episodes, 1987)
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 Sheena Fisher (2 episodes, 1987)
Archie Duncan ...
 The Inverbervies (2 episodes, 1987)
John Carmichael ...
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Isobel Hirst ...
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Linda Thain ...
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Gordon Young ...
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Bob Watson ...
 The Saxophone Brothers (2 episodes, 1987)
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 The Saxophone Brothers (2 episodes, 1987)
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Trouble ensues for the Majestics, Scotland's "Kings of Rock", when a good-looking redhead joins the band on tour.

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20 October 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Tutti Fruti was one of the best BBC series of the 1980s. John Byrne's script was smart, witty and full of lively banter. It cleverly captures the delusions of an aging Scottish rock band who return for one last tour. Although the band don't seem to have much of a following they still believe they should have made the big time. There are similarities to Spinal Tap, but the characters in Tutti Friti seem more real.

Byrne creates an amazing cast of characters and the acting is excellent. Emma Thompson was never better or sexier as Suzy Kettles. Katy Murphy was a revelation playing Miss Toner. Richard Wilson, Robbie Coltrane and Maurice Roeves were all superb. I would love to see this again.


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