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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An Unmissable Guide
14 August 2000 | by (Wales, UK) – See all my reviews

This is without doubt one of the best 6 episode TV series ever. Not only is it funny, entertaining, it deals with a lot of issues for up and coming bands.

noticible are the twists and the plots that "Jocks Wa Hey" come up with to get signed, using their scotch strength and charm from stealing their equipment back, to their 1st TV apearance.

as if that wasn't good enough The Young Persons Guide... also contains a fantastic sound track and Cameo appearances from JK from Jamiroquai and Noel Gallagher from Oasis!!! this is a MUST See!!


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