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Karma Cowboys 

Dougie is a 46 year-old Glaswegian Debt Collector who's seen and done it all. Dougie is also a Buddhist committed not just to clearing up unpaid bills but spiritual debts too. Gabriel is a ... See full summary »

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Steve Barker

Writer:

Rae Brunton

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Cast

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Sam Graham ... Dougie
Lee Ingleby ... Gabriel
Bob Kingdom ... Willy
Jessica Wear Jessica Wear ... Steph
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Dougie is a 46 year-old Glaswegian Debt Collector who's seen and done it all. Dougie is also a Buddhist committed not just to clearing up unpaid bills but spiritual debts too. Gabriel is a skinny, sallow 18 year-old that you would probably write off as a waster but really is a young man with unrecognised potential. Now he's got a job interview with Dougie and is given a day's trial to prove he can cut it..and see if Dougie thinks him a worthy apprentice. If your idea of a first day at work involves picking up dog shite; listening to Dougie's Buddhist theories on life and love; sharing an 'office' which turns out to be a cupboard in a pub, complete with carpet, kettle and a Buddhist shrine and being ordered to find a replacement kidney for Willy the gnarled old barman, then Gabriel's and Dougie's story will seem like your average cowboy adventure. An ice box, a Stanley knife, a wanking postman, and Gabriel's nifty footwork with a donor card later, and the young apprentice has got the ... Written by Anonymous

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English

Release Date:

29 August 2005 (UK) See more »

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Rae Brunton won Best New Writer at the Broadcast Awards, 2005 See more »

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