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1964 

"1964" is an episode of Our Friends in the North starring Christopher Eccleston, Elspeth Charlton, and Jack McBride. Twenty-year-old Nicky Hutchinson returns to Newcastle in 1964 after several months working in the southern United States, where he participated in the emerging Civil Rights Movement in New ... See full summary »

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
... Nicky Hutchinson
Elspeth Charlton ... Mrs Soulsby
Jack McBride ... Mr Soulsby
Frank Couchman ... Patrick Soulsby
... Mary Soulsby
... Florrie Hutchinson
... Geordie Peacock
... Felix Hutchinson
... Eddie Wells
... Austin Donohue
Rod Culbertson ... Bede Connor
... Tosker Cox
Val McLane ... Rita Cox
Tony Hodge ... Brian Cox
Geoffrey Hutchings ... John Edwards
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Twenty-year-old Nicky Hutchinson returns to Newcastle in 1964 after several months working in the southern United States, where he participated in the emerging Civil Rights Movement in New Orleans. He first visits his girlfriend, Mary Soulsby, who is living with her parents and her disabled brother Patrick. He later has a small birthday gathering with Mary, his parents, Felix and Florrie, best friend George 'Geordie' Peacock and local councillor Eddie Wells, a friend of Felix's. After arguing with Felix about his past involving the Jarrow March, Nicky begins to campaign for the Labour Party in the upcoming election, much to the annoyance of Felix. Geordie introduces Mary to his friend Terry 'Tosker' Cox, who immediately begins to make romantic gestures towards her despite the presence of Nicky. Eventually, after feeling that Nicky is spending too much time with the Labour Party and no longer has time for her, Mary has sex with Tosker, which leads to her getting pregnant. Geordie, ... Written by GusF

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15 January 1996 (UK)  »

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