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Rocky O'Rourke: 1


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by Sylvia Sherry dramatised in four parts by Alan England
Rocky reckons that his gang, 'The Cats', is the greatest in Liverpool; but Chick and Spadge have other ideas.


Author: Sylvia Sherry
Dramatised by: Alan England
Film sound: Julian Baldwin
Film cameraman: Yousuf Aziz
Film editor: Norman Carr
Producer: Anna Home
Director: John Prowse
Rocky: Michael Mills
Nabber: James Hoey
Billy: Eamonn Deery
Chan: Peter Chan
Chick: Kenny Walker
Spadge: John Dalziel
PC McMahon: Bernard Holley
Mrs Flanagan: Hilary Crane
Joey: Alan Pope
Davey Oliver: Robert Keegan
Mrs Oliver: Ina Clough
Neighbour: Ron Jones
Mrs Chan: Sue Dexter
Simpson: Bill Dean

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