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Fairy Tales: Billy Goat (S1EP4 BBC 31 Jan 2008, Paul Nicholls)

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Billy Goat: Billy Goat is a boy band made up of brothers Connor and Dean Gruff and friend Rafiq Bhavani enjoy local success in Northern clubs, but crave pastures new and fame and fortune.

However there is one major stumbling block, their manager is a troll. In this world, trolls live side-by-side with humans and ‘Billy Goat’ are unfortunate enough to have bagged a canny and threatening troll as their manager, Grettongrat. He might eat mice as snacks, but this troll knows the music business and he’s got them locked in a watertight contract.

Cast: Bernard Hill (Grettongrat), Paul Nicholls (Connor Gruff), Mathew Horne (Dean Gruff), Sarah Smart (Carol Gruff), Nick Mohammed (Rafiq Bhavani), Holliday Grainger (Leeza Gruff), Moya Brady (Olive), Roy Barraclough (Danny Argyle), June Watson (Mrs Argyle), Ted Robbins (Barry), Bhasker Patel (Mr Waddedar), Michael Condron (Police Constable), Mark Roper (Police Sergeant), Sheelagh O’Kane (Yvonne), Cameron Lowey (Mikey Gruff), Suzie McGroggan (Sophia Gruff), Domhnall O’Donoghue (Receptionist)

Writer: Jeremy Dyson / Director: Euros Ly

Original Airdate: 31 Jan 2008 on BBC
Series: Fairy Tales Season 1 Episode 4