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Roy Orbison: The 'Big O' in Britain 

Roy Orbison was the best singer in the world. That's what Elvis Presley said, and he should know. Marking the twentieth anniversary of the death of 'The Big O', this film celebrates both ... See full summary »

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Steve Cole

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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Sophie Walton Masters Sophie Walton Masters ... Herself - Commentary (voice)
Roy Orbison ... Himself (archive footage)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
James Allan James Allan ... Himself
Bono ... Himself
Johnny Cash ... Himself (archive footage)
Elvis Costello ... Himself
Robin Gibb ... Himself
Abi Harding ... Herself
Olivia Harrison ... Herself
Steve Jones ... Himself
Tony King Tony King ... Himself - Promotions Man
David Lynch ... Himself
Jeff Lynne ... Himself
Gerry Marsden Gerry Marsden ... Himself (as Gerry Marsden MBE)
Barbara Orbison Barbara Orbison ... Herself - widow
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Roy Orbison was the best singer in the world. That's what Elvis Presley said, and he should know. Marking the twentieth anniversary of the death of 'The Big O', this film celebrates both Orbison's extraordinary talent and his relationship with his most loyal and enduring fans: British musicians and the British public. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Documentary | Music

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 December 2008 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

The Big O in Britain See more »

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Budget:

GBP100,000 (estimated)
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Color:

Color
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Soundtracks

Crying
Written by Joe Melson (uncredited) and Roy Orbison (uncredited)
Performed by Roy Orbison
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