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Duration: 1 hour, 39 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Seminal Jamaican drama about a country boy who heads for Kingston hoping to make it as a singer - but his musical career only begins to take off when he turns to a life of crime. Show more

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Ivan Martin:
Jimmy Cliff
Preacher:
Basil Keane
Detective Ray Jones:
Winston Stona
Director:
Perry Henzell

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Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales HD

Family comedy loosely based on the true exploits of four Jamaican bobsleighers who dream of competing in the Winter Olympics despite never having seen snow. John Candy stars. Show more

Contributors

Derice Bannock:
Leon Robinson
Sanka Coffie:
Doug E Doug
Junior Bevil:
Rawle D Lewis
Yul Brenner:
Malik Yoba
Irving 'Irv' Blitzer:
John Candy
Coolidge:
Winston Stona
Kurt Hemphill:
Raymond J Barry
Josef Grool:
Peter Outerbridge
Producer:
Dawn Steel

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