One Summer (1983– )

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Two teenagers, Icky and Billy, grow tired of their life in Liverpool and decide to run away to North Wales. But it's not long before their past catches up with them.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
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 Billy Rizley (5 episodes, 1983)
Spencer Leigh ...
 Icky Higson (5 episodes, 1983)
James Hazeldine ...
 Kidder (4 episodes, 1983)
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 Rabbit (3 episodes, 1983)
Matthew Grey ...
 Terry (3 episodes, 1983)
John Shackley ...
 Kid 1 (3 episodes, 1983)
Michael Lannigan ...
 Collins (3 episodes, 1983)
Jane West ...
 Jo (2 episodes, 1983)
John Cording ...
 George (2 episodes, 1983)
Susie Johns ...
 Irene (2 episodes, 1983)
Peter Doran ...
 Tyson (2 episodes, 1983)
Ken Sharrock ...
 Liverpool Cop (2 episodes, 1983)
Sion Tudor Owen ...
 Griffiths (2 episodes, 1983)
Tommy Ryan ...
 Frampton (2 episodes, 1983)
Michael Hughes ...
 Dickson (2 episodes, 1983)
Jon Paul Morgan ...
 Swanjack Leader (2 episodes, 1983)
Phil Kernot ...
 Guard 1 / ... (2 episodes, 1983)
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 Jackson (2 episodes, 1983)
Paul Codman ...
 Swanjack Knifer (2 episodes, 1983)
Paul Murray ...
 Simmonds (2 episodes, 1983)
Peter Wild ...
 Bryant (2 episodes, 1983)
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Two teenagers, Icky and Billy, grow tired of their life in Liverpool and decide to run away to North Wales. But it's not long before their past catches up with them.

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Screenwriter Willy Russell had a major disagreement with the producers, mainly because he objected to the casting of David Morrissey and Spencer Leigh whom he thought looked too mature for the roles of 16 year olds Billy and Icky, and so he insisted that his name be removed from the credits. However, when the series was repeated in 1985, Russell's name was restored in the credits. See more »

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2 'Scally's 1 Summer = trouble..or does it?
21 June 2004 | by (Cheshire, England.) – See all my reviews

This was a fantastic mini series everyone could relate to. The story of 2 'Scouse' lads on the run, trying desperately to go straight, by hiding out in rural Wales. This was a heart warming tale that showed that no matter where you go and what you do you can never escape your past. The roles were played so convincingly and with such heart that it bought a lump to your throat, a tear to your eye and kept you on the edge of your seat till the next installment, a classic piece of British drama at its best. I wish this was released on DVD as it would be a huge hit the world over. If you liked Lock Stock or Billy Bathgate then try and see this it is without doubt one of the most under exposed mini's of the last 20 years, Unmisable! !


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