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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Series cast summary:
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 ...  Self 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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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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Hilarious channel 4 sitcom still holds up almost 30 years later!
14 June 2010 | by jezzawottonSee all my reviews

Having watched this when it originally aired in 1984 i was delighted to find my girlfriend had bought me a DVD, copied from TV.Although, it has since been released officially with special features it was a very funny,nostalgic trip down memory lane with the main character 'scully', his bezzie mate 'mooey' and the 'Liverpool football team' he so eagerly want's to escape his dysfunctional life to join.

I reckon i must have taped it at the time and watched the seven episodes constantly (when i wasn't watching 'The Young Ones')as i can still quote some of the best lines,like when Scully is in class witnessing a substitute maths teacher being eaten alive by his class mates ("This guy shouldn't be here, he should be somewhere quiet taking tablets")but loved the first episode the most when he introduces us to 'Dracula' the caretaker, and his assistant 'castenets'on account of his false teeth moving up and down and making a clacking noise.

The scene in the gym when 'castenets' breaks both windows with his broom may be pure 'Laurel & Hardy' but had me cracked up as he takes the laughter of the pupils with a few more clacks from his dentures!Pure gold!!


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