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Viva Blackpool (2006)

Ripley returns from Las Vegas with some big ideas in the form of a chain of wedding chapels and along the way gets roped into trying to steal the World Cup.

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Reverend Ripley Holden
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Mrs. Berry
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Tommy Vesty
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Kitty De-Luxe
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Steve Pollard
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Shyanne Holden
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Billy Pope
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Following the events of Blackpool and the implosion of his life and his dreams, Ripley headed to the bright lights and casinos of Vegas. Once there he discovered... God. Now a Reverend, of sorts, Ripley has returned to his spiritual home and established Blackpool's first Vegas-style Chapel of Love. With daughter Shyanne (Georgia Taylor) as his assistant, Ripley performs weddings themed on anything from Elvis to Hogwarts. He's happy enough, living in a caravan in the Chapel car park. But then he meets American sexpot Kitty De-Luxe (Megan Dodds) when she's jilted at his altar, and falls hopelessly in love. Shyanne (Georgia Taylor) At the same time he's courting Kitty, he's being courted himself. He's been left a collection of football memorabilia by his friend Patrick, including the genuine Jules Rimet World Cup trophy, and two rival bidders are determined to get their hands on it.The only trouble is, when he visits Patrick's bereaved mother he's horrified to find that she's using the ... Written by Stuart Mcnair

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10 June 2006 (UK)  »

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Trivia

Both Sarah Parish and David Tennant (who appeared in the original Blackpool (2004) series) were due to make cameo appearances in a dream sequence but had to pull out due to work on other projects. See more »

Connections

Featured in The 63rd Annual Golden Globe Awards (2006) See more »

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I'm On My Way
Written by Craig Reid and Charlie Reid
Performed by The Proclaimers
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