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Once upon a Time in the North


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.
New comedy series about a big-hearted optimist and half-hearted socialist, starring Bernard Hill
The Time Sean Got into the Final. When Sean's under-12 team is drawn against super-flash side Mobberley Heath in the Bridgford Cup, armchair footballer Len has no choice but to take over as trainer.
Written by Tim Firth : Director John Clive A Philip Partridge production for BBCtv


Unknown: Bernard Hill
Unknown: Mobberley Heath
Written By: Tim Firth
Director: John Clive
Len: Bernard Hill
Pat: Christine Moore
Mr Bebbington: Bryan Pringle
Siobhan: Susan McArdle
Sean: Andrew Whyment
Morris: Bob Mason
Bob Carling: Bill Stewart
Troy: Garry Roost
Mr Dacre: David Neilson
Norman: Claude Close

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Once upon a Time in the North

BBC One London, 10 May 1994 20.30

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