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The Rotters' Club


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1/3. The Chick and the Hairy Guy. Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais 's dramatisation of Jonathan Coe 's novel.
Three school friends growing up in 1970s Birmingham discover the wonderful worlds of girls and music, while their parents face some challenges of their own.
Producer Chrissy Skinns ; Director Tony Smith Rptd next Sat Behind the Scenes: p10; One to Watch - Julian Rhind-Tutt p55


Unknown: Hairy Guy.
Unknown: Dick Clement
Unknown: Ian La Frenais
Unknown: Jonathan Coe
Producer: Chrissy Skinns
Director: Tony Smith Rptd
Unknown: Julian Rhind-Tutt
Barbara Chase: Sarah Lancashire
Bill Anderton: Hugo Speer
Sam Chase: Mark Williams
Colin Trotter: Kevin Doyle
Nigel Plumb: Julian Rhind-Tutt
Sheila Trotter: Rebecca Front
Miriam Newman: Christine Tremarco
Ben Trotter: Geoff Breton
Doug Anderton: Nicholas Shaw
Philip Chase: Rasmus Hardiker
Irene Anderton: Elizabeth Berringion
Lois Trotter: Alice O'Connell
Malcolm: James Daffern
Paul Trotter: Sebastian Harding
Cicely Boyd: Alice Eve
Claire Newman: Cara Horgan
Harding: Rate Spall
Richards: Peter Bankole
Culpepper: Henry Lloyd-Hughes
Donald Newman: Roderick Smith
Everett: Patrick Haviland
Waring: Chris Rankin
Roll-up Reg: Chris Fairbank
English master: Pip Torrens
Headmaster: Geoffrey Whitehead
Maths master: Grant Burgin
PE master: Ged Simmons
Music master: Michael Eaves
Roy Slater: Andrew Tiernan
Jack Forrest: Tony Hayqarth
Syd: Kenneth Hadley
Leyland worker: Matt Rozier
Voice of adult Ben: Huqh Bonneville

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