The Young Person's Guide to Becoming a Rock Star (1998– )

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An up-and-coming Glasgow based rock band are faced the harsh realities of the music industry on their journey to becoming the next big thing.

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 Jez MacAllister (6 episodes, 1998)
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 Fiona Johnstone (6 episodes, 1998)
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 Marty Claymore (6 episodes, 1998)
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 Slick Sloan (3 episodes, 1998)
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 Sheena (3 episodes, 1998)
Graham De Banzie ...
 Eddie (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Shanice (2 episodes, 1998)
Nifa Hindes ...
 Caz (2 episodes, 1998)
Nishan Hindes ...
 Zaz (2 episodes, 1998)
Mark Robb ...
 Good Looking Youth (2 episodes, 1998)
Anthony Strachan ...
 Kevin Dick (2 episodes, 1998)
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An up-and-coming Glasgow based rock band are faced the harsh realities of the music industry on their journey to becoming the next big thing.

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I just wish they'd made more episodes
22 July 2004 | by (Boquete, Panamá) – See all my reviews

If you've never come across this gem, think a Scottish version of "The Commitments", but less gritty.

This is a very funny series that is knowing in a self-deprecating way. What a pity it was so short and has been aired so few times; at least in Australia, where I saw it.

The original music by Guy Pratt is catchy with lyrics that partner well with the wise-cracking script.

Ciarán McMenamin is winning and believable as Jez. He and Simone Lahbib (Fiona) create some real chemistry.

Genuinely entertaining!


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