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Written by Carla Lane
The story of the Boswells, a family of lovable rogues - their unity, loyalty and ability to survive in today's world of unemployment with the help of a little gentle skulduggery.
Title song by David Mackay
Film cameraman Rex Maidment Film recordist Terry Elms Designer Gary Pritchard Directed by Susan Belbin Produced by Robin Nash Feature: page 4


Writer: Carla Lane
Title song: David MacKay
Cameraman: Rex Maidment
Film recordist: Terry Elms
Designer: Gary Pritchard
Director: Susan Belbin
Producer: Robin Nash
Mrs Boswell: Jean Boht
Adrian Boswell: Jonathon Morris
Joey Boswell: Peter Howitt
Aveline Boswell: Gilly Coman
Jack Boswell: Victor McGuire
Julie: Caroline Milmoe
Billy Boswell: Nick Conway
Grandad: Kenneth Waller
Mr Kelly: Eddie Ross
DHSS clerk: Pamela Power
Boy: Ben Davis
DHSS claimant: Josie Kidd
DHSS claimant: Jan Davies
Van driver: Tony Scoggo

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