Boys from the Blackstuff

Season 1 Episode 4

Yosser's Story

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Oct 31, 1982 on BBC Two
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Yosser's Story
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Yosser reaches the end of the line as the utility men, rent collectors, and social workers invade his home. Why on earth doesn't he turn his three small children over to his estranged wife Maureen, rather than let them be taken into care?

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    Michael Angelis

    Michael Angelis

    Chrissie (Christopher Robin) Todd

    Tom Georgeson

    Tom Georgeson

    Dixie (Thomas Ralph) Dean

    Bernard Hill

    Bernard Hill

    Yosser Hughes

    Peter Kerrigan

    Peter Kerrigan

    George Malone

    Alan Igbon

    Alan Igbon

    Loggo Logmond

    Jean Warren

    Jean Warren

    Maureen Hughes

    Guest Star

    Timothy Bleasdale

    Timothy Bleasdale

    Jason Hughes

    Guest Star

    Tamana Bleasdale

    Tamana Bleasdale

    Anne Marie Hughes

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      • Graeme Souness and Sammy Lee appear as themselves. Both were professional football players, they played for Liverpool during the 1980s. 'Blackstuff' was set in Liverpool and Liverpool at that time were not only the dominant team in England, but in Europe. They are the most successful team in English football history.

      • Yosser's three small children are played by writer Alan Bleasdale's own young offspring. Tamana Bleasdale gives a particularly striking performance in the scene where, after the police have violently subdued Yosser, the Social Services are about to take the children away and, for the first time, the frightened young Anne Marie Hughes beckons for the social worker to come nearer ...

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