Tutti Frutti. Danny McGlone (Robbie Coltrane). Copyright: BBC.

Tutti Frutti

BBC One comedy drama about a rock group. 6 episodes (1 series) in 1987. Stars Robbie Coltrane, Maurice Roëves, Emma Thompson, Richard Wilson and others.

Series 1, Episode 1 - The Boy Can't Help It

The Majestics' 25th anniversary tour is thrown into turmoil when the lead singer, Big Jazz, dies unexpectedly. Their manager persuades his younger brother, Danny, to join the band.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 3rd March 1987
Time
9:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Robbie Coltrane Danny McGlone
Maurice Roëves Vincent Diver
Emma Thompson Suzi Kettles
Richard Wilson Eddie Clockerty
Fiona Chalmers Glenna McFadden
Tam White Jazza's Vocals (Voice)
Guest cast
Stuart McGugan Bomba MacAteer
Jake D'Arcy Fud O'Donnell
Ron Donachie Dennis Sproul
Katy Murphy Janice Toner
Ronald Forfar Father Finlay
Iain Andrew Customer in Shop
Garry Stewart VAT Man
Bill Murdoch Taxi Driver
Bill Barclay M.C. in Social Club
John Hannibal Jerry
Robbie Coltrane Big Jazza
Writing team
John Byrne Writer
Peter Broughan Script Editor
Production team
Tony Smith Director
Andy Park Producer
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