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Rocket Man 

A recently widowed Welsh man struggles to build a rocket to launch his wife's ashes into space.


Alison Hume






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Series cast summary:
Robson Green ...  George Stevenson 6 episodes, 2005
Charles Dale Charles Dale ...  Barney Scott 6 episodes, 2005
John Rhys Halliwell John Rhys Halliwell ...  Tom Stevenson 6 episodes, 2005
Kai Owen ...  David 'Shiner' Owen 6 episodes, 2005
Philip Whitchurch ...  Lloyd Edwards 6 episodes, 2005
Lucy Evans ...  Angela Stevenson 6 episodes, 2005
Dave Hill Dave Hill ...  Huw Masters 6 episodes, 2005
Alison Newman Alison Newman ...  Diane Scott 6 episodes, 2005
Janine Wood ...  Mary Hughes 6 episodes, 2005
Marcus Smith Marcus Smith ...  Ed Fernandez 6 episodes, 2005
Kay Bridgeman ...  Pam Tomlyn 6 episodes, 2005
Peter McNally Peter McNally ...  Mr. McNulty / ... 4 episodes, 2005
Marie Lewis Marie Lewis ...  Ceri Devoy 4 episodes, 2005
David Yelland ...  Eric 4 episodes, 2005
Maureen Bennett Maureen Bennett ...  Barbara Masters 4 episodes, 2005
Lisa Turner Lisa Turner ...  Gail 2 episodes, 2005
Laura Lonsdale Laura Lonsdale ...  Sara Kennedy / ... 2 episodes, 2005
Rebekah Manning Rebekah Manning ...  Fiona 2 episodes, 2005
Blair Dunlop ...  Caleb McNulty 2 episodes, 2005


George enlists the help of friends and co-workers at the chocolate factory he works in to construct and launch a rocket to release his recently dead wife's ashes into space. Plus he deals with his young son's needs as well as his teenage daughter's ambitions to be a rock singer. Written by Ron Kerrigan <mvg@whidbey.com>

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Release Date:

18 April 2006 (USA) See more »

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(6 episodes)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?


The character name George Stevenson is an in-joke: George Stephenson (1781-1848) was a 19th Century British railway engineer who designed a famous and historically important steam locomotive named Rocket. See more »

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User Reviews

The Rocket Man DVD set is nice to add to any rocket buffs collection
17 January 2017 | by rocketaholicSee all my reviews

I purchased a six DVD on i-offer and it was worth it.

I was deployed overseas during the year 2005 and missed the episodes and am glad I stumbled upon the series on Vimeo first.

It is a heartfelt series.

fly me to the moon, bodywork, ingredient X, lost and found, letting go

it makes for a good night show before going to bed.

Check out the i offer web site, you may like the series too.

I hope to have my backside ashes launched up into space after I die so everyone can kiss it :-)

Hope if you see this series you like it too

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