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Screen Two: The Snapper


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The Commitments author Roddy Doyle has adapted this, the second of his Barrytown trilogy, for the last of the current Screen Two season. A new BBC film shot entirely on location in Dublin, it is directed by Stephen Frears (whose credits include My Beautiful Laundrette and Dangerous Liaisons) and explores the emotional complexities and absurdities of family through humour. It stars Tina Kellegher, Colm Meaney

When a 20-year-old check-out girl unexpectedly becomes pregnant, her relationships with her family and the community change.

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Screenplay/Based on the novel by: Roddy Doyle
Director: Stephen Frears
Producer: Lynda Miles
Sharon Curley: Tina Kellegher
Dessie Curley: Colm Meaney
Kay Curley: Ruth McCabe
Craig Curley: Eanna MacLiam
Sonny Curley: Peter Rowen
Lisa Curley: Joanne Gerrard
Darren Curley: Colm O'Byrne
Kimberley Curley: Ciara Duffy
Jackie: Fionnuala Murphy
Mary: Deirdre O'Brien
Yvonne: Karen Woodley
George Burgess: Pat Laffan
Doris Burgess: Virginia Cole
Pat Burgess: Denis Menton
Lester: Brendan Gleeson

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