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Roughnecks

Synopsis

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The sixth of a seven-part series set on an oil rig.
Love is in the air as the promise of romance touches several of the characters in tonight's episode.

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Roughnecks 9.30pm BBC 1
After five weeks on board the Osprey, the roughnecks' thoughts are beginning (somewhat unsurprisingly) to turn to love. Tonight's episode, the last but one in the current series, sees a widespread outbreak of the tender passion: Cinders confesses his love for Rene, Hilary tries to ask Ceefax on a date, while Chris and Heather provide the heartbreak. But, just in case anyone feels the need for an immediate passion killer, there's a karaoke challenge in the offing, featuring a selection of the burliest lads who have decided to perform a number as those disco perennials the Village People.

Contributors

Writer: Alan Whiting
Producer: Charles Elton
Producer: Moira Williams
Director: Aisling Walsh
Tessa: Teresa Banham
Ceefax: Colum Convey
Tom: James Cosmo
Chris: Liam Cunningham
Hilary: Francesca Hunt
Heather: Ashley Jensen
Terry: Bruce Jones
Cath: Katy Murphy
Izzy: Annie Raitt
Renie: Anne Reid
Kevin: George Rossi
Archie: Clive Russell
Village: Hywel Simons
Cinders: Ricky Tomlinson
Edvard: Martin Wenner
Davey: Alec Westwood
Telegram Sam: John Kazek
Michael: Marc O'Shea
Lars: Anders T. Andersen






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