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Give Us a Break


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Business is Business written by GEOFF MCQUEEN
' We need a result on this one, badly.' Micky Noades sets up a game which Mo must win. But is the pressure too much for him?
Photography PAUL WHEELER Film editor BILL wricht Designer TONY thorpe
* Subtitles on Ceefax page 170


Written By: Geoff McQueen
Unknown: Micky Noades
Unknown: Paul Wheeler
Editor: Bill Wricht
Designer: Tony Thorpe
Producer: Terence Williams
Director: David Reynolds
Micky Noades: Robert Lindsay
Mo Morris: Paul McGann
Tina Morris: Shirin Taylor
Ron Palmer: David Daker
Anna Kirby: Brenda Fricker
Benny: Tony Selby
Bobby Weeks: Ron Pember
Patrick O'Donnell: P G Stephens
Boatman: George Malpas
Nobby Wilson: Alan Ford
Billy Wilson: David Sibley
Boy in park: Sid Owen

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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