• Show TV Channels

    Hide TV Channels

    TV
  • Show Radio Channels

    Hide Radio Channels

    Radio
  • Show Years

    Hide Years

    Year
  • Issues

Close group

Close group

The Street: 4/6

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
Series three: Kieran is a lonely chef who's had enough of the influx of foreign workers into the country. After a night drinking with his mate Duffy, who is on invalidity benefit, the pair come across a burning building where a Polish girl is crying out for help.

[Photo caption] Chef Kieran (Joseph Mawle) few anger management to deal
PICK OF THE DAY The Street 9.00pm BBC1
DRAMA OF THE WEEK Joseph Mawle is in no danger of being typecast. His recent roles include Jesus and the Yorkshire Ripper, which by any standards shows a good range. He's also very, very good, with the knack of drawing us head first into the world of every character he plays.
Tonight, that's not a great place to be. He plays Kieran, a thwarted bundle of anger and prejudice who picks arguments with Polish immigrants and abuses the African cooks in the kitchen where he's head chef. Kieran is single and alone and it's not hard to see why.
However, in a deft twist of plotting, Kieran finds himself one day not only acclaimed as a hero but facing the prospect of love for the first time since his wife left him. But one thing's for sure in The Street - your weaknesses will find you out and punish you, and Kieran soon goes from being a knight in shining armour to something altogether grubbier. As another painful morality tale plays out on screen, it's very hard to look away. David Butcher The Alison Graham column: page 47

Contributors

Writer: Jimmy McGovern
Writer: Peter Lloyd
Producer: Matthew Bird
Director: David Blair
Kieran: Joseph Mawle
Olenka: Julia Krynke
Duffy: Steve Marsh
Shay: Stephen Graham
Maria: Tanya Moodie
Marek: Piotr Baumann
Stacey: Melanie Clare
Lynette: Kelly Condron
Samantha: Samantha Blakey
Anna: Zuzanna Glebocka

Tell us more or contact us

Do you know something about this programme that we have not included above?
Or would you like to ask the Genome team a question?

Tell us more or contact us






About this project

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.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

Feedback about The Street: 4/6, BBC One London, 21.00, 3 August 2009
Please leave this link here so we can find the programme you're referring to: http://genome.ch.bbc.co.uk/4ec3be926d954f098fff2f72942183f3

Welcome to BBC Genome

Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

BBC Guidance

This historical record contains material which some might find offensive
Continue Cancel