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The Gambling Man (1995– )

TV Mini-series | 149 min | Drama

A rent collector in Victorian Tyneside tries to better himself. He finds navigating class prejudices and family obstacles difficult. Sometimes criminals oppose him. It seems he'll never succeed, but twists of fate and help from unexpected ...See moreA rent collector in Victorian Tyneside tries to better himself. He finds navigating class prejudices and family obstacles difficult. Sometimes criminals oppose him. It seems he'll never succeed, but twists of fate and help from unexpected quarters make it seem as if he'll win through in the end. Written by Cary Brown See less
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Feb 26, 1995 (United Kingdom)

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Robson Green
Rory Connor Rory Connor   See fewer
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Ian Cullen
Paddy Connor Paddy Connor   See fewer
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Bernard Hill
Frank Nickle Frank Nickle   See fewer
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Sammy Johnson
Victor Pittie Victor Pittie   See fewer
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Anne Kent
Lizzie O'Dowd Lizzie O'Dowd   See fewer
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Sylvestra Le Touzel
Charlotte Kean Charlotte Kean   See fewer
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Dennis Lingard
Little Joe Little Joe   See fewer
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Allen Mechen
Dan Pittie Dan Pittie   See fewer
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David Nellist
Jimmy Connor Jimmy Connor   See fewer
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Stephanie Putson
Janie Waggett Janie Waggett   See fewer
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Ron Senior Jr.
Sam Pittie Sam Pittie   See fewer
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Amber Styles
Ruth Connor Ruth Connor   See fewer
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Margery Bone
Maggie Ridley Maggie Ridley   See fewer
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Lyn Douglas
Grannie Waggett Grannie Waggett   See fewer
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Sarah Finch
Mrs. Buckham Mrs. Buckham   See fewer
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Joe Ging
Dr. Munday Dr. Munday   See fewer
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David Haddow
John George Armstrong John George Armstrong   See fewer
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John Middleton
Mr. Buckham Mr. Buckham   See fewer
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Frank Mills
Mr. Kean Mr. Kean   See fewer
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Max Smith
Bill Waggett Bill Waggett   See fewer
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T.R. Bowen
Mr. Arden Mr. Arden   See fewer
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Johnny Ceasar
Mr. Grable Mr. Grable   See fewer
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Ron Donachie
Alec McLean Alec McLean   See fewer
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Jan Gordon
Woman at Wedding Woman at Wedding   See fewer
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Tony Hodge
Mr. Oakshott Mr. Oakshott   See fewer
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Jim Killeen
Man At Gaming House Man At Gaming House   See fewer
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Anissa Ladjemi
Widow's Child Widow's Child   See fewer
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George Lavella
Look-Out Boy Look-Out Boy   See fewer
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Peter Marriner
Police Sergeant Police Sergeant   See fewer
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Peter Marshall
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Alan Mason
Mr. Dryden Mr. Dryden   See fewer
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Jean Southern
Mrs. Tyler Mrs. Tyler   See fewer
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Bryan St. John
Older Policeman Older Policeman   See fewer
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Paul Colman
Warus gambler Warus gambler   See fewer
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7.4 / 10 | 201 votes