Type
Scripted
Premiered
Oct. 10, 1982
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
55 min.
Country
UK
Network
BBC TWO TV Network
Genre

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Boys from the Blackstuff (UK)

Boys from The Black Stuff follows five unemployed tarmac layers ('the black stuff') after losing their jobs. Set in Liverpool, each episode focuses on a different member of the group. The series was highly acclaimed for its powerful and emotional depiction of the desperation wreaked by high unemployment and a subsequent lack of social support. A spinoff from a BBC Play for Today "The Black Stuff"

Character Guide | Cast/Crew | Guest Stars
Yosser Hughesplayed by Bernard Hill
played by Bernard Hill
Dixie Deanplayed by Tom Georgeson
played by Tom Georgeson
Chrissie Toddplayed by Michael Angelis
played by Michael Angelis
Loggo Lomondplayed by Alan Igbon
played by Alan Igbon
George Maloneplayed by Peter Kerrigan
played by Peter Kerrigan
Kevin Deanplayed by Gary Bleasdale
played by Gary Bleasdale
Maureen Hughesplayed by Jean Warren
played by Jean Warren
Freda Deanplayed by Eileen O'Brien
played by Eileen O'Brien
Angie Toddplayed by Julie Walters
played by Julie Walters
Mary Maloneplayed by Jean Heywood
played by Jean Heywood
Malloyplayed by Shay Gorman
played by Shay Gorman
Lawtonplayed by David Neilson
played by David Neilson
Donald Mossplayed by David Ross
played by David Ross
Jimmy Johnsonplayed by Vince Earl
played by Vince Earl
Snowy Maloneplayed by Chris Darwin
played by Chris Darwin
Jeanplayed by Gilly Coman
played by Gilly Coman
Assistant Managerplayed by David Fleeshman
played by David Fleeshman
Jackie Millsplayed by Cheryl Leigh
played by Cheryl Leigh
Marleyplayed by Martin Wyldeck
played by Martin Wyldeck
Aitchplayed by Tony Haygarth
played by Tony Haygarth


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