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Down to Earth


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10/10. Trouble 'n' Strife. Plans for Rubes and Frank's wedding gather steam, but the hen and stag parties have disastrous consequences for the bride and groom.
Writer Joe Ainsworth
Producer Sharon Houlihan ; Director Simon Massey


Unknown: Joe Ainsworth
Producer: Sharon Houlihan
Director: Simon Massey
Tony Murphy: Ricky Tomlinson
Jackie Murphy: Denise Welch
Frank Cosgrove: Bernard Cribbins
Rubes Malone: Lynda Barron
Emma Murphy: Zara Dawson
Lyn Cooper: Melanie Kilburn
Ryan Cooper: Marc Jordan
Kate Cooper: Finn Atkins
Nick Christy: Rob Collier
Kerry Jamil: Shelley Conn
Frank's Wife: Paula Wilcox
ViHughes: Cherith Mellor
PC Jim Tully: Matthew Devitt
Len Parker: Stuart Orqan
Shirley Potts: Josie Lawrence
Cath Potts: Demelza Randall
Stephen: Martin Troakes
Helen: Dasiy Beaumont

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