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Big Deal


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A series in ten episodes 6: Fighting Chance
Robby Box is invited to play poker with the nobs, but first he must find the 'sit-down' money. There's a 'fixed' fight he can bet on - but which way has it been 'fixed'?
Photography DAVID FEIG


Written By: Anthony Couch
Unknown: David Feig
Editor: John Strickland
Producer: Terence Williams
Director: Carol Wiseman
Robby Box: Ray Brooks
Jan Oliver: Sharon Duce
Roy: Will Kenton
Vivian Clifford: Mark Wing-Davey
Debby: Lisa Geoghan
Nev: Craig Fairbrass
Bootsy Wilkinson: Walter Sparrow
Billy Bunyan: Johnny Shannon
Kipper: Roger Walker
Ferret: Kenneth Waller
Vi BOX: Pamela Cundell
Tommy: James Ottaway
Geordie: Andy Mulligan
Joan: Deirdre Costello
Gil: Frank Mills
Doorman: John Caesar
Barmaid: Fiona Mathieson
MC: Bruce Wells
Referee: James Tippett
Tiny McClintoch: Dinny Powell
Carey: John Carlin
Forsyth: Trevor Bowen
Cabby: Brian Nolan

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