Children’s sitcom Jossy’s Giants saw no hope kids football team the Glipton Grasshoppers being taken over by ex-Newcastle United star player Joswell “Jossy” Blair.
Jossy’s Giants packed in plenty of humour, Sid Waddell who wrote the series is best known as a darts commentator.
UK / BBC One / 10×25 minute episodes / Broadcast 1986-1987
Writer: Sid Waddell / Producer: Paul Stone / Director: Edward Pugh
JIM BARCLAY as Joswell ‘Jossy’ Blair
JENNY McCRACKEN as Cllr Glenda Fletcher
CHRISTOPHER BURGESS as Albert Hanson
JULIE FOY as Tracey Gaunt
JOHN JUDD as Bob Nelson
MARK GILLARD as Ross Nelson
PAUL KIRKBRIGHT as Ricky Sweet
JULIAN WALSH as Harvey McGuinn
STUART McGUINESS as Glenn Rix
OLIVER ORR as Wayne Chapman
IAN SHEPPARD as Ian ‘Selly’ Selleck