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Added by Holy Godiva on 16 Jul 2016 10:05
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British Comedy: Tutti Frutti

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People who added this item 2 Average listal rating (2 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 8.1
Years: 1987
Broadcaster: BBC
Genre: Dark Comedy
Written by: John Byrne
Stars: Robbie Coltrane, Emma Thompson
Episodes: 6
Episode Average: 7.000
BEST EPISODE:
The Boy Can't Help It (1987)
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TUTTI FRUTTI

(1987)
6 episodes
Series Score: 42
Episode Average: 7.00
Perfect 10's: 0
EPISODE 1

THE BOYS CAN'T HELP IT

Originally broadcast: 3 March 1987
Directed by: Tony Smith
Written by: John Byrne
The lead singer of a rock'n'roll band dies in a car crash just before a tour, his brother won't take no for an answer after returning from New York, and the band can't agree on who they should bring in as a replacement.

"Jerry Lee got flung out of this country for having a child bride, but at least he didn't duet wi' her on Great Balls of Fire."
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
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EPISODE 2

ON THE ROAD AGAIN

Originally broadcast: 10 March 1987
Directed by: Tony Smith
Written by: John Byrne
Vincent struggles to deal with the fact that his bit on the side's up the duff, Suzy refuses to follow the band because of work commitments, and the band aren't happy when they find out they're not even top of the bill.

"Is there something that can put a bigger hole in thier dummies wi', Bomba? ...For their rusks to get through."
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 6

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EPISODE 3

GIN A BODY, DIG A BODY

Originally broadcast: 17 March 1987
Directed by: Tony Smith
Written by: John Byrne
Eddie arranges for Danny to appear on a TV special about his brother, Vincent demands to know why the rest of the band are not involved, and a near miss on the road back from Glasgow leaves the band a man short.

"If it was a toss-up between being able to walk oot the Paradiso, and no' being able to walk oot the Paradiso, I wouldnae gie it a monkey's if it was a chick pea fronting the bloody Majestics, as long as it could open its gob and make a noise."
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 3
TOTAL: 6

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EPISODE 4

DON'T YOU ROCK ME DADDY-O

Originally broadcast: 24 March 1987
Directed by: Tony Smith
Written by: John Byrne
Eddie tries to get an injunction to stop the airing of the television special, Bomba has to deal with awkward questions while appearing on a radio show, and Vincent's missus end up in hospital after taking an overdose.

"It's not possible to knit it with a shorter full-length sleeve, is it?"
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 7

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EPISODE 5

LOVE HURTS

Originally broadcast: 31 March 1987
Directed by: Tony Smith
Written by: John Byrne
Suzi's husband gets violent after turning up unannounced at her flat, Vincent isn't happy to hear the truth from Danny in the recording studio, and Noreen decides to pay Glenna a visit for a bit of tea and cakes.

"And if you have to write anonymous letters, you could at least have the decency to sign the bloody thing."
HOLY GODIVA 3 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 7

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EPISODE 6

A-WOP-BOPPA LOO-BOP A WOP-BAM BOOM

Originally broadcast: 7 April 1987
Directed by: Tony Smith
Written by: John Byrne
Vincent struggles to come to terms with losing the one person he loved, Eddie looks to change the lineup ahead of the TV special being aired, and Suzi's left fuming when she learns that Danny slept with Sheena Fisher.

"Dennis thought we should've left the robin redbreast on it, but I wasnae that sure. I mean, not there's anything intrinsically up with robins."
HOLY GODIVA 4 - ONION JACK 4
TOTAL: 8
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DANNY
McGLONE

Played by Robbie Coltrane


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VINCENT
DIVER

Played by Maurice Roƫves


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SUZI
KETTLES

Played by Emma Thompson


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BOMBA
MacATEER

Played by Stuart McGugan


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FUD
O'DONNELL

Played by Jake D'Arcy


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DENNIS
SPROUL

Played by Ron Donachie


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EDDIE
CLOCKERTY

Played by Richard Wilson


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JANICE
TONER

Played by Katy Murphy


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GLENNA
McFADDEN

Played by Fiona Chalmers


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BIG
JAZZA

Played by Robbie Coltrane


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NOREEN
DIVER

Played by Anne Kidd


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SHEENA
FISHER

Played by Annie Bruce


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Part of the
British Comedy Collection
They once hit the dizzy heights of number 7 in the charts, and now the Majestics, the Scottish rock'n'roll band, are ready to start their silver jubilee tour... minus their lead singer.

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