Scully, a Liverpudlian teenage, dreams of playing for Liverpool FC. His imagination twists the world around him, including 'visions' of Kenny Dalglish. But in reality he must deal with family, friends and above all avoid the school Panto.
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Andrew Schofield ...  Franny Scully 7 episodes, 1984
Ray Kingsley Ray Kingsley ...  'Mooey' Morgan 7 episodes, 1984
Mark McGann ...  Mad Dog 7 episodes, 1984
Cathy Tyson ...  Joanna 7 episodes, 1984
Richard Burke Richard Burke ...  Snotty Dog 6 episodes, 1984
Jean Boht Jean Boht ...  Gran 6 episodes, 1984
Kenny Dalglish ...  Himself 6 episodes, 1984
Valerie Lilley ...  Mrs. Scully 6 episodes, 1984
David Ross David Ross ...  Steve 6 episodes, 1984
Gary Bleasdale Gary Bleasdale ...  Bignall 5 episodes, 1984
Judith Barker Judith Barker ...  Mrs. Heath 5 episodes, 1984
Tom Georgeson Tom Georgeson ...  Isaiah 5 episodes, 1984
Gilly Coman Gilly Coman ...  Marie Morgan 5 episodes, 1984
Peter Christian Peter Christian ...  Tony 5 episodes, 1984
Peter Kerrigan Peter Kerrigan ...  Old Man 5 episodes, 1984
Tony Haygarth ...  Dracula 4 episodes, 1984
Jimmy Gallagher Jimmy Gallagher ...  Arthur Scully 4 episodes, 1984
Paula Jacobs Paula Jacobs ...  Florrie 4 episodes, 1984
Elvis Costello ...  Henry Scully 4 episodes, 1984
Angela Catherall Angela Catherall ...  Rita 4 episodes, 1984
Lucinda Scrivener Lucinda Scrivener ...  Puppy Dog 3 episodes, 1984
Joe Briath Joe Briath ...  Kelly 3 episodes, 1984
Mary Cunningham Mary Cunningham ...  Crackers Leigh 3 episodes, 1984
Joey Kaye Joey Kaye ...  Mr. Scully 3 episodes, 1984
Philip Whitchurch ...  Castanets 3 episodes, 1984
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Scully, a Liverpudlian teenage, dreams of playing for Liverpool FC. His imagination twists the world around him, including 'visions' of Kenny Dalglish. But in reality he must deal with family, friends and above all avoid the school Panto.

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14 May 1984 (UK) See more »

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Granada Television See more »
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(6 episodes) | (1 episode)

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Follows Play for Today: Scully's New Year's Eve (1978) See more »

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Turning The Town Red
Written by Elvis Costello (uncredited)
Sung by Elvis Costello and The Attractions
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Classic TV
2 September 2006 | by frank_robySee all my reviews

I watched this when it first came out on Channel 4 and being young it was the first "surreal" programme that i had seen. It is funny but in a real life sort of way and it does depict the realities on living on Merseyside in the 80's very accurately. It was hard a hard time but people still had a laugh, made friends and generally didn't let society get them down. It features cameo's by various players from the mighty Liverpool team on the mid-80's. After seeing the acting performances from Souness and Dalglish its no wonder that they stuck to football. Its a really good little series, it wouldn't have won many Oscar's but it's not a bad programme at all. And recently it has come out on DVD for around £10 so its a "must buy" as far as i am concerned.


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