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A Man You Don't Meet Every Day (1994)

| Drama, Romance
It's the mid-nineties in London and a couple meet through a lonely hearts column. She is an middle class English married woman, he is an lonely Irish mechanic. Despite the gulf between them they start an affair.

Director:

Angela Pope

Writer:

Ronan Bennett
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Hawley Richard Hawley ... Jim
Colum Convey Colum Convey ... Bernie
Conleth Hill ... Michael
John Keegan John Keegan ... Aidan
Harriet Walter ... Charlotte
Peter Davison ... Robert
Ray Nicholas ... Crackdealer
Joanna Wake Joanna Wake ... Landlady
Doreen Mantle ... Mrs. Norton
Kika Mirylees ... Caroline
Bill French Bill French ... John
Eamon Maguire Eamon Maguire ... Jack McConville
Lesley Taylor Jones Lesley Taylor Jones ... Eileen
Emma Hill Emma Hill ... Newscaster
Marianne Hemming Marianne Hemming ... Woman Upstairs
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It's the mid-nineties in London and a couple meet through a lonely hearts column. She is an middle class English married woman, he is an lonely Irish mechanic. Despite the gulf between them they start an affair.

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The Old Main Drag
Performed by Shane MacGowan and The Pogues (as The Popes)
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Great great play would love to see it again
7 February 2010 | by thewanjSee all my reviews

i remember this play vividly and have been searching for it to no avail until this week when i found it through Richard Hawleys link. I remember recording it back in 1994 and watching it a few times, it really stuck in my head especially with the Pogues singing in it. I wish it was shown again or we could get a copy of it - heres hoping!!

I remember the bit where Richard Hawley is walking along the side of a river with the Pogues playing a song, but i am not sure which one now. Also the content of the film was good with the twist at the end it was good to see Peter Davidson in it and who was his wife who had the affair with Richard Hawley?


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