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The lives of long-time friends Alan, Terry and Graham are turned around after they play a drunken prank on their old headmaster.
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Series cast summary:
Ray Winstone ...  Alan 4 episodes, 1999
Mark Strong ...  Terry 4 episodes, 1999
Phil Davis ...  Graham 4 episodes, 1999
Maggie O'Neill ...  Alex 4 episodes, 1999
Michelle Fairley ...  Pat 4 episodes, 1999
Tessa Peake-Jones ...  Molly 4 episodes, 1999
Frances Shergold Frances Shergold ...  Laura 4 episodes, 1999
Emily Corrie Emily Corrie ...  Becky 4 episodes, 1999
Aaron Keeling Aaron Keeling ...  Billy 4 episodes, 1999
Ronny Quirke Ronny Quirke ...  Frank 4 episodes, 1999
Michael Tucek Michael Tucek ...  Colin 4 episodes, 1999
Peter Halliday ...  Vicar 3 episodes, 1999
Jimmy Gardner Jimmy Gardner ...  Mr. Astill 2 episodes, 1999
Robert Goodale ...  Peter 2 episodes, 1999
Mark Letheren Mark Letheren ...  Josh 2 episodes, 1999
Jo Wild Jo Wild ...  Dream Girl / ... 2 episodes, 1999
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The lives of long-time friends Alan, Terry and Graham are turned around after they play a drunken prank on their old headmaster.

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UK

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22 February 1999 (UK) See more »

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Ei koskaan polttareita See more »

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Hackney, London, England, UK See more »

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(4 parts)

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Stereo

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Color
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Three friends lives fall apart after an unusual stag night
6 April 1999 | by Rich BSee all my reviews

Ray Winstone is superb in this series, but both Mark Strong and Philip Davis provide fantastic support. After a slightly bizarre stag night the lives of the three friends start to fall apart, although Alan (Ray) tries his utmost to pull his friends back together, things are never the same again. Alan thinks money can solve everything, including hiding the past, but both himself and his friends soon learn otherwise. This mini-series has so much style you couldn't shake a stick at it. Although the ending leaves you feeling you want to know more, it's still worth the ride. BBC2 drama is definitely not dead.


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