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The Young Person's Guide to Becoming a Rock Star 

An up-and-coming Glasgow based rock band are faced the harsh realities of the music industry on their journey to becoming the next big thing.
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Ciarán McMenamin ...  Jez MacAllister 6 episodes, 1998
Simone Lahbib ...  Fiona Johnstone 6 episodes, 1998
Gerard Butler ...  Marty Claymore 6 episodes, 1998
Keith Allen ...  Slick Sloan 3 episodes, 1998
Jenny Foster Hughes Jenny Foster Hughes ...  Sheena 3 episodes, 1998
Graham De Banzie Graham De Banzie ...  Eddie 2 episodes, 1998
Lesley Harcourt ...  Shanice 2 episodes, 1998
Nifa Hindes Nifa Hindes ...  Caz 2 episodes, 1998
Nishan Hindes Nishan Hindes ...  Zaz 2 episodes, 1998
Mark Robb Mark Robb ...  Good Looking Youth 2 episodes, 1998
Antony Strachan ...  Kevin Dick 2 episodes, 1998
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An up-and-coming Glasgow based rock band are faced the harsh realities of the music industry on their journey to becoming the next big thing.

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English

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10 November 1998 (UK) See more »

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Comment devenir une rock star? See more »

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(6 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color
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Remade as My Guide to Becoming a Rock Star (2002) See more »

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Gerry Butler is in 3 Episodes, but didn't do own singing
5 August 2011 | by lindalfraserSee all my reviews

Gerry Butler is truly hilarious and highly entertaining playing the stuck-on-himself rock star in Guide to Becoming a Rock Star, and a great example of 28-year-old Gerry's talent and star presence. However, note that he is only in episodes 2, 3 & 4 for a grand total of 10 minutes screen time. But if you are a die-hard Butler fan as I am, it is well worth it, even if you aren't a music business fan. Also, the series itself is very funny. Gerry's singing in this series had to be dubbed - it doesn't sound like his voice at all and looks dubbed. I can't find a credit online for who did his singing, or one that states it is in fact his voice.


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