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Number One (1985)

A down on his luck Irishman in London decides to play snooker for money.

Director:

Les Blair

Writer:

G.F. Newman
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bob Geldof ... Harry 'Flash' Gordon
Mel Smith ... Billy Evans
Alison Steadman ... Doreen
P.H. Moriarty ... Mike the Throat
Phil Daniels ... Terry the Boxer
Alfred Molina ... D.C. Rogers
James Marcus James Marcus ... D.C. Fleming
David Howey ... Brad Brookie
Ian Dury ... Teddy Bryant
David Squire David Squire ... Ken McDonald
Ron Cook ... The Wasp
Alun Armstrong ... Blackpool Sergeant
Tony Scott ... Danny
Kate Hardie ... Sue
Ray Winstone ... Timmy
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A down on his luck Irishman in London decides to play snooker for money.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

March 1985 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Street Wise See more »

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Color
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Second acting performance for Bob Geldof. Pink Floyd: The Wall (1982) was the first. See more »

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Savin' Face
Written by David Mackay and Joe Fagin
Sung by Joe Fagin
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