Alive And Kicking (BBC Drama, Lenny Henry, Robbie Coltrane)

Screen One Title

In one off drama Alive and Kicking, written by actor Al Hunter Ashton and made for the Screen One strand, drug addicted dealer Stevie (Lenny Henry) turns to drug therapist Liam Kane (Robbie Coltrane) when he realises he needs help, together the pair form a football team for fellow addicts.

Series: Screen One Season 3 Episode 7

Cast: Lenny Henry as Stevie ‘Smudger’ Smith; Robbie Coltrane as Liam Kane; Annabelle Apsion as Marie; Jane Horrocks as Gail; Geff Francis as Barry Serradilla; Paul Barber as Earl Preston; Imogen Boorman as Hayley Forbes-Clinton; Beresford Leroy as Leroy; Mark A. Newman as Dexter; Hakeem Kae-Kazim as Jerome; Ewen Cummins as Clyde; Cal MacAninch as Axie; Karl Tessler as Michael; Nick Dunning as David Freeman

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Writer: Al Hunter Ashton / Producer: David M. Thompson / Director: Robert Young

UK / BBC One / 1×90 minute episodes / 13 October 1991

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