32 Brinkburn Street: Season 1, Episode 1

Episode #1.1 (28 Mar. 2011)

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79-year-old Frank Ogilvy introduces 32,Brinkburn Street,Manchester,where,in 1931,some months before he was born his father, Walter,bricks up a blood-stained parcel in the attic wall,... See full summary »

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Nora
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Gracie
Maggie Steed ...
Elizabeth
Jack Deam ...
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Nick
David Ross ...
Frank
Tisha Merry ...
Poppy
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Ellie
Amy Tickle ...
Violet
Seamus Gubbins ...
Patrick (as Séamus Gubbins)
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Sid (as Ciaran McMenamin)
Joan Kempson ...
June
Tim Dantay ...
Billy
John Catterall ...
Violet's Boyfriend
Steve Jackson ...
David
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79-year-old Frank Ogilvy introduces 32,Brinkburn Street,Manchester,where,in 1931,some months before he was born his father, Walter,bricks up a blood-stained parcel in the attic wall,swearing his wife Gracie and her mother Elizabeth to secrecy. Some ten days earlier Walter a gambling addict had his arm broken by Billy Lamb,a local money-lender and small time crook,to whom Walter is in debt. With her husband off work Gracie takes in a lodger,a young Irishman who calls himself Sid,who is on the run, along with his friend Pat. In 2011 Frank still lives in the house with his daughter Ellie,her husband Nick,a reformed alcoholic and his teen-aged daughter Poppy. Frank is now an invalid and engages a carer,Joy,who faces deportation back to Nigeria as her visa has expired. Poppy finds various items from 1931,including coins,under the floor boards of her room. Written by don @ minifie-1

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[Walter has been beaten up by Billy because he owes him money, but he tells Gracie that he was mugged]
Gracie: How could you have got yourself into a mess like this?
Walter: Me? Look, I'm the victim here. Attacked from behind. It's getting rough round these parts. Where are you going?
Gracie: Where do you think? You *have* been paying Doctor Lloyd every month?
Walter: What do you think I am?
[Elizabeth comes in]
Elizabeth: Blood and sand!
Walter: Oh, don't start, woman.
Elizabeth: Oh, look at the state of that. You'll never get that clean. You're gonna lose...
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