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Bittersweet comedy drama starring Steve Coogan. Bob 'Bing' Crosby has always been popular, but could he lose everything when he develops a gambling problem?

First of a bittersweet three-part comedy drama from the co-writers of The Royle Family and Early Doors. Bob 'Bing' Crosby has always had the natural wit and optimism which have made him one of the most popular people around, but he has one weakness - he's never been able to resist making the occasional bet.

Bernadette, Bing's childhood sweetheart and mother of their son, Joe, loves him unconditionally. While she's often been irritated by her husband's casual gambling, she's always forgiven him. When Bing's gambling becomes more serious and he starts to take greater risks, the stakes are raised - could he lose everything, including the wife and son he loves?

59 minutes

Last on

Tue 8 Dec 2009 22:00

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Credits

Role Contributor
Bob 'Bing' Crosby Steve Coogan
George Crosby Bernard Hill
Bernadette Lisa Millett
Joe Dominic Senior
Bob Craig Cash
Andy Phil Mealey
Greg Daniel Ryan
Bulldog Tony Mooney
Eddie Neil Bell
Mr Todd Rodney Litchfield
Doreen Rita May
Terry Peter Gunn
Joan Lorraine Cheshire
Joyce Catherine Terris
Nurse Kate Holderness
Midwife Sarah Ashton
Richard Adam Zane
Football Coach Cleveland Campbell
Big Alan Stephen Marcus
Irishman Paul Hickey
Young Bing Alexander Bain
Young Bernadette Grace Clarke
Producer John Rushton
Writer Craig Cash
Writer Phil Mealey

Broadcasts

  • Tue 7 Oct 2008 21:00
  • Sun 12 Oct 2008 21:00
  • Mon 1 Dec 2008 21:00
  • Fri 5 Jun 2009 23:35
  • Tue 8 Dec 2009 22:00