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Rocket Man (BBC-1 2005, Robson Green, Charles Dale)

rocket man

Drama series Rocket Man focused on rocket enthusiast George Stevenson who is determined to perform one last service to his late and much beloved wife. With the help of his children and his friends he wants to build a rocket to blast his wife’s ashes into space.

production details
UK / BBC-1 – Coastal Productions – Touchpaper / 6×60 minute episodes / Broadcast 30 October – 4 December 2005

Writer: Alison Hume / Script Editor: Philip Trethowan / Music: The Insects / Producer: Philip Leach / Executive Producers: Sandra Jobling, Rob Pursey / Director: Jon East

cast
Robson Green as George Stevenson
Charles Dale as Barney Scott
John Rhys Halliwell as Tom Stevenson
Kai Owen as David ‘Shiner’ Owen
Philip Whitchurch as Lloyd Edwards
Dave Hill as Huw Masters
Lucy Evans as Angela Stevenson
Alison Newman as Diane Scott
Janine Wood as Mary Hughes
Kay Bridgeman as Pam Tomlyn