The Comic Strip Presents

Season 6 Episode 2

The Crying Game

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Aired Tuesday 10:15 PM May 05, 1992 on Channel 4
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All Roy Brush wants is to be the greatest footballer in the world. When he rises to national hero status after saving a young man from drowning and secures a European Cup Final trophy for England, it seems the sky's the limit to the fame he can achieve. But one painful secret-- and one astute newspaper reporter from The Scum-- stand between him and his goal.moreless

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    Antony Sher

    Antony Sher

    Scum Editor

    Guest Star

    Chris Hargreaves

    Chris Hargreaves

    Leslie

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    Paul Moriaty

    Paul Moriaty

    Club Manager

    Guest Star

    Peter Richardson

    Peter Richardson

    Kevin

    Recurring Role

    Keith Allen

    Keith Allen

    Roy Brush

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    Nigel Planer

    Nigel Planer

    Club Chairman/Waiter

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      • As the production couldn't afford thousands of extras to play football supporters in the stands they filmed the football footage for 'The Crying Game' during the half time period of a real football match between Queens Park Rangers and Aston Villa.

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    • ALLUSIONS (1)

      • The character of Roy Brush has elimates of the footballer Paul Gascoigne, including the Newcastle accent, releasing a football song and the title has allusions to Gascoigne crying during the 1990 World Cup

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