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Press Gang 

A bunch of kids are to make a newspaper for the young, named "Junior Gazette". The series follows these kids both on job and in private.

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Bill Moffat
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Julia Sawalha ...  Lynda Day / ... 43 episodes, 1989-1993
Dexter Fletcher ...  Spike Thomson / ... 43 episodes, 1989-1993
Paul Reynolds ...  Colin Mathews 43 episodes, 1989-1993
Mmoloki Chrystie Mmoloki Chrystie ...  Frazz Davis 41 episodes, 1989-1993
Kelda Holmes Kelda Holmes ...  Sarah Jackson 41 episodes, 1989-1993
Lee Ross ...  Kenny Phillips 31 episodes, 1989-1993
Joanna Dukes Joanna Dukes ...  Tiddler 30 episodes, 1989-1993
Lucy Benjamin ...  Julie Craig 23 episodes, 1989-1993
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A bunch of kids are to make a newspaper for the young, named "Junior Gazette". The series follows these kids both on job and in private.

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Plot Keywords:

journalism | adolescent | See All (2) »

Genres:

Family | Comedy | Drama

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 January 1989 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

La pandilla plumilla See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (43 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono | Stereo

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Julia Sawalha (Lynda Day), Dexter Fletcher (Spike Thomson), Paul Reynolds (Colin Mathews), Mmoloki Chrystie (Frazz Davis) and Lucy Benjamin (Julie Craig) are the only actors to appear in the first and last episodes of the series: Press Gang: Page One (1989) and Press Gang: There Are Crocodiles (1993). See more »

Quotes

Lynda: Spike, I'm hurt you think I spend the whole time lying to you.
Spike: When it suits you.
Lynda: Right, and only when.
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Connections

Referenced in What's Up Doc?: Episode #1.16 (1992) See more »

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User Reviews

Now available on DVD
11 February 2004 | by Vince-6See all my reviews

The first series of Press Gang was released on DVD in the UK on February 2nd 2004. I believe it's Region 0, so anyone anywhere can view the DVD.

Press Gang is my favourite TV show of all time. Top notch writing and brilliant acting; funny, moving, thought-provoking - it was a show that excelled in all areas. Highly recommended.


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