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The life and career of British singer and entertainer Cilla Black
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Sheridan Smith ...  Cilla 3 episodes, 2014
Aneurin Barnard ...  Bobby 3 episodes, 2014
John Henshaw ...  John White 3 episodes, 2014
Kent Riley Kent Riley ...  Kenny 3 episodes, 2014
Melanie Hill ...  Big Cilla 3 episodes, 2014
Ed Stoppard ...  Brian Epstein 3 episodes, 2014
Andrew Schofield ...  Robert Willis Snr / ... 3 episodes, 2014
Debbie Brannan Debbie Brannan ...  Rose 3 episodes, 2014
Tara Wells Tara Wells ...  Pat 2 episodes, 2014
Danny Burns Danny Burns ...  Johnny 'Hutch' Hutchinson 2 episodes, 2014
Jordan Luke Gage ...  Adrian Barber 2 episodes, 2014
Tom Dunlea Tom Dunlea ...  Ringo Starr 2 episodes, 2014
James Nelson-Joyce ...  Degsy 2 episodes, 2014
Elliot Cowan ...  George Martin 2 episodes, 2014
Jamie Muscato Jamie Muscato ...  Rory Storm 2 episodes, 2014
Kevin Mains ...  Paul McCartney 2 episodes, 2014
Tommy McDonnell Tommy McDonnell ...  Teddy 2 episodes, 2014
Samantha Robinson Samantha Robinson ...  Jean 2 episodes, 2014
Jack Farthing ...  John Lennon 2 episodes, 2014
Kate Fitzgerald Kate Fitzgerald ...  Vera 2 episodes, 2014
Michael Hawkins ...  George Harrison 2 episodes, 2014
Nic Greenshields Nic Greenshields ...  Kingsize Taylor 2 episodes, 2014
Shaun Mason Shaun Mason ...  Trevor 2 episodes, 2014
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The life and career of British singer and entertainer Cilla Black

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The inspiring true life story of a 60s icon.

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English

Release Date:

15 September 2014 (UK) See more »

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Cilla See more »

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ITV Studios See more »
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Trivia

After Cilla Black died in August 2015, the show was repeated on ITV between the 4-6 of August. See more »

Goofs

In the scene of the recording of anyone who had a heart, clearly visible on top of the upright piano is a pair of DT100 headphones. These wern't introduced until 1969, while the song was recorded in 1963. See more »

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Referenced in The Question Jury: Episode #1.7 (2016) See more »

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quite entertaining but not always so factual
22 September 2014 | by jonnithomasSee all my reviews

It's a biopic and historically inaccurate if you are a Beatles fan and know some of the actual history of the early Beatles years.

Having said that it is well produced and reasonably acted. It is quite entertaining if you like the period and accept it as a biopic which overlooks some of the facts like she was a waitress at the Zodiac cafe.

You will enjoy the program if you can overlook some of the details.

The main actress is likable, believable and performs well in the role. Her future husband comes across as rather doe eyed and almost submissive. The Beatles characters lack any depth and I think would have already been to Germany once by then if the year is supposed to be 1960/61.

I have only watched the first two of the three parts.


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