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The Fifteen Streets (1989)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | History | Romance  -  20 August 1989 (UK)
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In northern England around 1900, the worker John O'Brien lives near poverty in a small house in the worker's district. He falls in love with Mary, the teacher of his highly intelligent ... See full summary »

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John O'Brien
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Dominic O'Brien
Anny Tobin ...
Mary Ellen O'Brien
Leslie Schofield ...
Shane O'Brien
Faye Dannell ...
Katie O'Brien
Gillian Hope ...
Molly O'Brien
Scott Frazer ...
Mick O'Brien
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Mary Llewellyn
Frank Windsor ...
James Llewellyn
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Beatrice Llewellyn
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Peter Bracken
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Christine Bracken
Colin Bavidge ...
David Bracken
Barbara Marten ...
Hannah Kelly
Madeleine Moffat ...
Bella Bradley (as Madaleine Moffatt)
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In northern England around 1900, the worker John O'Brien lives near poverty in a small house in the worker's district. He falls in love with Mary, the teacher of his highly intelligent younger sister Kathy and daughter of a rich family. Their love is doomed by the social difference, but the vigorous Mary refuses to allow outer circumstances destroying their love. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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what a load of garbage
8 August 2011 | by (cambridge) – See all my reviews

Sunday Night and my wife has me sit with her and watch an occasional Cookson adaptation on Yesterday channel. I have to say I have been mildly surprised that up to now the few I have seen have been reasonably good, if predictable and a little cheesy. However Fifteen Streets does not fit into this at all.

What a load of tripe. Surely the book wasn't that bad. The acting was dreadful, John O'Brian sounded like Stephen Hawking attempting a bad Geordie impression. There was no story line that you could get into. The whole thing was absolute manure. Even the wife though it was awful so it really must have been.


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