Drama about the lives and loves of the crew of an oil-rig.
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Series cast summary:
Teresa Banham Teresa Banham ...  Tessa Buckingham 13 episodes, 1994-1995
Colum Convey Colum Convey ...  Ceefax 13 episodes, 1994-1995
Paul Copley ...  Ian 13 episodes, 1994-1995
James Cosmo ...  Tom 13 episodes, 1994-1995
Liam Cunningham ...  Chris 13 episodes, 1994-1995
Francesca Hunt Francesca Hunt ...  Hilary 13 episodes, 1994-1995
Ashley Jensen ...  Heather 13 episodes, 1994-1995
Bruce Jones ...  Terry 13 episodes, 1994-1995
John McGlynn ...  Drew McAllister 13 episodes, 1994-1995
Anne Raitt Anne Raitt ...  Izzy 13 episodes, 1994-1995
George Rossi ...  Kevin 13 episodes, 1994-1995
Clive Russell ...  Archie 13 episodes, 1994-1995
Hywel Simons Hywel Simons ...  Wilf 13 episodes, 1994-1995
Ricky Tomlinson ...  Cinders 13 episodes, 1994-1995
Alec Westwood Alec Westwood ...  Davey 13 episodes, 1994-1995
Martin Wenner ...  Edvard 10 episodes, 1994-1995
Katy Murphy Katy Murphy ...  Cath / ... 8 episodes, 1994-1995
John Kazek John Kazek ...  Telegram Sam 6 episodes, 1994
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Drama about the lives and loves of the crew of an oil-rig.

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16 June 1994 (UK) See more »

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Aberdeen City, Scotland, UK See more »

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HI Rachel Pierson, please check your facts before writing a review...
10 July 2017 | by handlebarSee all my reviews

I'm not sure that the previous reviewer actually saw Roughnecks, as it was a funny, touching and dramatic series - very well received at the time in 1994, and contrary to her assumption, went on to a second series in 1995. She neglected to mention that the cast also included (among many others) Ricky Tomlinson, Ben Mendelsohn, Ashley Jensen and Sharon Small. There were strong individual story lines for the ensemble cast and the first series ended with an action packed rescue at sea from a crashed helicopter involving all the characters, which highlighted the health and safety issues of working in the North Sea oil rigs following such real life disasters such as Piper Alpha in 1988.


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