EUSTON FILMS EPIC of five South London bruvvers (played with stereotype-busting vim by BERNARD HILL, DERRICK O’CONNOR, LARRY “TRIANGLE” LAMB, RAY WINSTONE and EAMON BOLAND), their parents (PETER “GROUTY” VAUGHN and ELIZABETH SPRIGGS) and their families. Titular clan almost on the right side of the law, except VAUGHN’s King Billy is the local hard man and cock o’ the manor. When he dies, the family starts to fall apart. Much chewing of bricks and knuckle sandwiches. Trevor Preston done the words.Read More
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ONE OF those not-quite-toddler, not-quite-teenager programmes you’d get in the 4.20pm slot. 15 minutes of faffing about with mop-topped HUGH POLLARD as Simon, ELIZABETH SPRIGGS as the witch and JOAN SIMS as posh Lady Fox-Custard who was always being tricked by the other two. Second series also included Italian restaurant owner Valdini, played by CJ ALLEN. Opening titles had the characters lamely holding bits of card with their names on.Read More