Jimmy Nail stars in the drama series about a Geordie factory worker who writes country songs. Looking for his big break in the music industry.

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 Jed Shepperd (7 episodes, 1994)
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 Ade Lynn (7 episodes, 1994)
Sammy Johnson ...
 Archie (6 episodes, 1994)
Mike Elliot ...
 Bobby (6 episodes, 1994)
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 Emma Shepperd (6 episodes, 1994)
Vincenzo Pellegrino ...
 Snotter (6 episodes, 1994)
Jeffrey Knox ...
 Omo (6 episodes, 1994)
Leonard Silver
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Christopher Nichol ...
 Paul (5 episodes, 1994)
Trevor Fox ...
 Tony (5 episodes, 1994)
Paul Palance ...
 Big Chrissie (5 episodes, 1994)
Oliver Haden ...
 Ox (5 episodes, 1994)
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 Caroline Carrison (5 episodes, 1994)
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 George (4 episodes, 1994)
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 Pep (4 episodes, 1994)
Ginny Holder ...
 Sue Nbokei / ... (4 episodes, 1994)
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 Danny (4 episodes, 1994)
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 Alan Clarke (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Carmel Cantrell (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Rex Hall (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Lou Benedetti / ... (3 episodes, 1994)
Harry Jones ...
 Jock Campbell / ... (3 episodes, 1994)
Roy Pattison ...
 Walter Fines (3 episodes, 1994)
Matt Devereaux ...
 Max the Sax (3 episodes, 1994)
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 D.I. Machin (3 episodes, 1994)
Hannah Tipple ...
 Becky Shepperd (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Peter Winsch (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Ronnie Devlin (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Barnaby Wilde / ... (2 episodes, 1994)
Tom Mannion ...
 Jamie Ronson (2 episodes, 1994)
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 Philippa (2 episodes, 1994)
Cara Konig ...
 Tanya (2 episodes, 1994)
Jacquetta May ...
 Rose Hall (2 episodes, 1994)
Brendan P. Healy ...
 Big Peter (2 episodes, 1994)
John Scarborough ...
 Porter (2 episodes, 1994)
John Straiton ...
 Andy McDougal (2 episodes, 1994)
Alan Talbot ...
 Bailiff One (2 episodes, 1994)
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 Bailiff Two (2 episodes, 1994)
Gary Sefton ...
 Dosser (2 episodes, 1994)
Nicky Clarke ...
 Himself (2 episodes, 1994)
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Jimmy Nail stars in the drama series about a Geordie factory worker who writes country songs. Looking for his big break in the music industry.

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10 November 1994 (UK)  »

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Krokotiilikengät  »

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$4,600,000 (estimated)
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(7 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Followed by Crocodile Shoes II (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

Crcodile Shoes
Written by Jimmy Nail and Tony McAnaney
Performed by Jimmy Nail
Courtesy of East West Records
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The best musical "rags to riches" story
20 March 2001 | by (Toronto) – See all my reviews

Jimmy Nail is superb as a Geordie lathe operator cum song writer who tries for the big time. Pathos and dry humour (a Nail trademark)abound in a colourful and varied story which successfully mixes action, romance, mystery and music. The music, performed and mostly written by Nail, who also wrote the series, is excellent. It makes the story all the more believable - the soundtrack album really did make a singing star out of Jimmy Nail. North American viewers may find the Newcastle accents hard to follow.


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