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Rocket Man

George (Robson Green)

Robson Green stars in the moving story of a single dad's attempts to build a rocket to take his late wife's ashes to the stars.

Tom, Angela and George

Talented engineer George (Robson Green) immerses himself in the project shortly after his wife Bethan's death. His plan is to send her ashes into space, so he and his children can look up at the stars and always see her in the heavens.

It's a project that impresses eight-year-old Tom (John Rhys Halliwell), a massive fan of his dad's. But teenager Angela (Lucy Evans) is made to feel that she is the one keeping the family together. Tom spends many hours designing and building models and gazing at the stars with his dad. But soon Tom's school work starts to suffer, and George has to face up to the responsibilities of parenthood.

Barney (Charles Dale) and George (Robson Green)

However, George can always rely on the support of his best friend Barney (Charles Dale), who works alongside him in the local chocolate factory. Barney plays a key role in keeping both the rocket launch and his friend's life on track.

Together, the pair work hard to overcome obstacles and family pressures. As they hunt down rocket parts in South Wales can their dreams of space come true?

Cast

Robson Green
George Stevenson
Lucy Evans
Angela Stevenson
John Rhys Halliwell
Tom Stevenson
Charles Dale
Barney Scott
Alison Newman
Diane Scott
Janine Wood
Mary Hughes
Kay Bridgeman
Pam Tomlyn
Kai Owen
David 'Shiner' Owen
Dave Hill
Huw Masters
Philip Whitchurch
Lloyd Edwards

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