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Series cast summary:
Kenneth Cranham ...  Joe Shawcross / ... 3 episodes, 1988-1989
Tom Watson Tom Watson ...  Donald Dick / ... 2 episodes, 1988-1989
Susan Wooldridge ...  Deb / ... 2 episodes, 1988-1990
Phyllis Logan ...  Andrea / ... 2 episodes, 1991
Jack Shepherd ...  Malcolm Sloman / ... 2 episodes, 1988-1991
Elaine Paige ...  Anne Clark / ... 2 episodes, 1989
David Lansbury ...  Daniel / ... 2 episodes, 1988
Mark Lewis Jones ...  Constable Davis / ... 2 episodes, 1989-1991
Tony Roper Tony Roper ...  Bruce / ... 2 episodes, 1988-1989
Anne Kristen Anne Kristen ...  Audrey / ... 2 episodes, 1989
Andy Gray Andy Gray ...  Eddie / ... 2 episodes, 1988-1991
Billy McElhaney Billy McElhaney ...  Joe / ... 2 episodes, 1989-1991
Terri Cavers Terri Cavers ...  Miss Keats / ... 2 episodes, 1988-1990
Michael Keating Michael Keating ...  Charlie / ... 2 episodes, 1989
Gawn Grainger Gawn Grainger ...  Brian / ... 2 episodes, 1988-1991
Ida Schuster Ida Schuster ...  Gladys / ... 2 episodes, 1988-1991
Emlyn Price Emlyn Price ...  Greg / ... 2 episodes, 1988-1989
Irene Sunters Irene Sunters ...  Mrs. Mangan / ... 2 episodes, 1988
Jenny McCrindle Jenny McCrindle ...  Aileen / ... 2 episodes, 1988-1989
Andrew Barr Andrew Barr ...  Alan Calder / ... 2 episodes, 1989
Jean Bruce Jean Bruce ...  Mrs. Keats / ... 2 episodes, 1988-1990
Grace Glover Grace Glover ...  Mrs. McAlister / ... 2 episodes, 1988
Matt Costello Matt Costello ...  Ally / ... 2 episodes, 1989
Paul Samson Paul Samson ...  Football supporter / ... 2 episodes, 1988-1989
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Various plays from each of the home nations.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 January 1988 (UK) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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