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Series cast summary:
Ralph Ineson ...  Luke Mullen 32 episodes, 1998-2002
Jo McInnes Jo McInnes ...  Jo Mullen 32 episodes, 1998-2002
Melanie Hill ...  Rita Dolan 31 episodes, 1998-2002
Lorraine Ashbourne ...  Geraldine Powell / ... 31 episodes, 1998-2002
Chris Walker Chris Walker ...  Matthew Mullen 30 episodes, 1998-2002
Ricky Tomlinson ...  Jim Pratt 29 episodes, 1998-2002
Elizabeth Spriggs ...  Mrs Mullen / ... 26 episodes, 1998-2002
James Ellis James Ellis ...  Mr Mullen / ... 26 episodes, 1998-2002
Tim Dantay Tim Dantay ...  Dave Powell 25 episodes, 1998-2002
Nicholas Gleaves ...  Rick Powell 23 episodes, 1998-2002
Brigit Forsyth Brigit Forsyth ...  Francine Pratt 22 episodes, 1998-2002
Lesley Sharp ...  Theresa Mullen 20 episodes, 1998-2000
Emma Rydal ...  Mikey / ... 20 episodes, 1998-2000
Marsha Thomason ...  Sharon Pearce / ... 19 episodes, 1998-2000
Tom Moore Tom Moore ...  Martin Dolan 19 episodes, 1998-2002
John Thomson ...  Eddie Ryan 16 episodes, 1998-2000
Debra Stephenson Debra Stephenson ...  Diane Powell 16 episodes, 1998-2000
Lee Ross ...  Ryan Pratt 15 episodes, 1999-2000
Annette Bentley Annette Bentley ...  Pauline Pearce 15 episodes, 1998-2002
Claudie Blakley ...  Kelly Powell 15 episodes, 2000-2002
Adele McCormack Adele McCormack ...  Vicky Dolan 14 episodes, 1998-2002
Gaynor Faye Gaynor Faye ...  Holly / ... 13 episodes, 2000-2002
James Nesbitt ...  John Dolan 13 episodes, 1998-2000
James Thornton James Thornton ...  Scott Bradley 13 episodes, 2000
Tracy Whitwell ...  Angie Gill 13 episodes, 1998-1999
Naomi Hurtault Naomi Hurtault ...  Raquel Pearce 13 episodes, 1998-2002
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The on-the-field trials and tribulations and the off-the-field lives, loves and infidelities of the Castlefield Blues, an underfunded, badly managed ladies football team from South Yorkshire in the north of England whose loyalty to the team, the game and each other far exceeds their chances of ever winning the championship. Written by Mark Smith <msmith@osi.co.uk>

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Drama | Romance | Sport

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Language:

English

Release Date:

8 March 1998 (UK) See more »

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Rankkareita ja mustia sukkia See more »

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(25 episodes) | (6 episodes)

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fantastic
10 March 2004 | by rossrobinsonSee all my reviews

Playing the field i think is a fantastic series to watch. Sadly this drama programme finished in 2000, bringing the fans to a dispointment because the fans would have loved this programme because it's to do with football.

The series ended by leaving it with 3 series done. The 3 series were all fantastic, and i would find it hard to choice which series was the best, because i thought they were all fantastic series. Playing the field was made in 1998 and was a programme to all those football fans out there. If you like Playing the field, then i am sure you will like another fantastic programme called Footballer's wifes. I gvie this programme 10 out of 10.


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