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The Street 

Series of one-off dramas, each focusing on a different house within the same street.

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Jimmy McGovern
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Series cast summary:
Timothy Spall ...  Eddie McEvoy 9 episodes, 2006-2009
Ger Ryan ...  Margie McEvoy / ... 6 episodes, 2006-2009
Lee Ingleby ...  Sean O'Neill / ... 6 episodes, 2006
Christine Bottomley ...  Yvonne O'Neill 6 episodes, 2006
Julia Ford ...  Roz Morgan 5 episodes, 2007
Neil Dudgeon ...  Brian Peterson 4 episodes, 2006
Mark Benton ...  Wayne Taylor 4 episodes, 2007
Vincent Regan ...  Charlie Morgan 4 episodes, 2007
Gerard Fletcher Gerard Fletcher ...  PC Fraser / ... 4 episodes, 2006-2009
James Varley ...  David McEvoy / ... 3 episodes, 2006-2009
Jonas Armstrong ...  Nick / ... 3 episodes, 2009
Linzey Cocker Linzey Cocker ...  Leanne McEvoy / ... 3 episodes, 2006-2009
Melanie Hill ...  Val Taylor 3 episodes, 2007
Toby Kebbell ...  Paul Billerton 3 episodes, 2007
Bruce McGregor Bruce McGregor ...  Police Sergeant / ... 3 episodes, 2006-2009
Jim Broadbent ...  Stan McDermott 3 episodes, 2006
Richard Sinnott Richard Sinnott ...  Doctor 3 episodes, 2006-2009
Kirsty Leigh Porter ...  Ellie / ... 3 episodes, 2006-2009
David Schofield ...  John Roberts 3 episodes, 2006-2007
Archie Kelly Archie Kelly ...  Father Joe Mills / ... 3 episodes, 2006-2007
Dean McGonagle Dean McGonagle ...  Jamie Quinn 3 episodes, 2006
Jane Horrocks ...  Angela Quinn 2 episodes, 2006
Alexandra Pearson Alexandra Pearson ...  Katy Quinn 2 episodes, 2006
Daniel Ryan ...  Arthur Quinn 2 episodes, 2006
Shaun Dooley ...  Peter Harper 2 episodes, 2006
Anna Friel ...  Dee 2 episodes, 2009
Matt Smith ...  Ian Hanley 2 episodes, 2007
Bob Hoskins ...  Paddy Gargan 2 episodes, 2009
Frances Barber ...  Lizzie Gargan 2 episodes, 2009
Stephen Graham ...  Shay Ryan 2 episodes, 2009
Nicholas Moss Nicholas Moss ...  Freddie / ... 2 episodes, 2007-2009
Ted Robbins Ted Robbins ...  Ken 2 episodes, 2007-2009
Emily Beecham ...  Gemma 2 episodes, 2009
Kieran Bew ...  Gary Parr 2 episodes, 2007
Gina McKee ...  Jan Parr 2 episodes, 2007
Lorraine Ashbourne ...  Cath Hanley 2 episodes, 2007
Ian Mercer ...  Richard Watts 2 episodes, 2007
Ruth Jones ...  Sandra 2 episodes, 2009
Jody Latham Jody Latham ...  Billy Roberts 2 episodes, 2006
Ruth McCabe ...  Mary 2 episodes, 2006
Eamonn Riley Eamonn Riley ...  P.C. Jones 2 episodes, 2006
Lorcan Cranitch ...  Danny Parr 2 episodes, 2007
Adam Beresford Adam Beresford ...  Luke Morgan 2 episodes, 2007
Will Tacey Will Tacey ...  Headmaster 2 episodes, 2007
Pauline Daniels Pauline Daniels ...  Effing Nellie 2 episodes, 2006-2007
Mary Cunningham Mary Cunningham ...  Magistrate 2 episodes, 2006
Parvez Qadir Parvez Qadir ...  Defence Solicitor / ... 2 episodes, 2006
Jordan Hill Jordan Hill ...  Jack 2 episodes, 2009
Dean Andrews ...  Cleggy 2 episodes, 2007
Sam Lenthall Sam Lenthall ...  Luke 2 episodes, 2009
Liam Boyle ...  Mick 2 episodes, 2006-2007
Richard Oldham Richard Oldham ...  Paramedic 2 episodes, 2007-2009
Sebastian Shaw Sebastian Shaw ...  Colin / ... 2 episodes, 2007-2009
William Travis William Travis ...  Police Officer 2 episodes, 2006-2007
Andrew Grose Andrew Grose ...  Policeman 2 episodes, 2007-2009
Mark Barnett Mark Barnett ...  Hospital Porter 2 episodes, 2009
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Series of one-off dramas, each focusing on a different house within the same street.

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Drama

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Official Sites:

BBC [UK]

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 October 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Gatan See more »

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Runtime:

(6 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Priceless
23 May 2008 | by srm-1See all my reviews

Just when it seems that almost the entire world is churning out small-screen drama the televisual equivalent of Danielle Steel's finest, or buying in formulaic, standardised American drivel, thank God for the likes of Jimmy McGovern and the BBC for producing something so classy and original as 'The Street'.

Beautifully written, superbly acted and tightly directed - a glimpse into a real world, populated by real people, that just about any cogent Brit will empathise with.

Yes it aims high, but that is no bad thing: real quality, in anything, is never destined for either mass consumption, or appreciation.

The bar has been raised again; by the only ones who seem to know how.


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