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
...  Ade Lynn 7 episodes, 1994
Sammy Johnson ...  Archie 6 episodes, 1994
Mike Elliot ...  Bobby 6 episodes, 1994
...  Emma Shepperd 6 episodes, 1994
Vincenzo Pellegrino ...  Snotter 6 episodes, 1994
Jeffrey Knox ...  Omo 6 episodes, 1994
Leonard Silver 6 episodes, 1994
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
...  Caroline Carrison 5 episodes, 1994
...  George 4 episodes, 1994
...  Pep 4 episodes, 1994
Ginny Holder ...  Sue Nbokei / ... 4 episodes, 1994
...  Danny 4 episodes, 1994
...  Alan Clarke 3 episodes, 1994
...  Carmel Cantrell 3 episodes, 1994
...  Rex Hall 3 episodes, 1994
...  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
...  D.I. Machin 3 episodes, 1994
Hannah Tipple ...  Becky Shepperd 3 episodes, 1994
...  Peter Winsch 3 episodes, 1994
...  Ronnie Devlin 3 episodes, 1994
...  Barnaby Wilde / ... 2 episodes, 1994
Tom Mannion ...  Jamie Ronson 2 episodes, 1994
...  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
...  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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Followed by Crocodile Shoes II (1996) See more »

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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 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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