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During the tumultuous summer of 1958, Samuel prepares to launch his new invention, which is attracting some suspicious followers, before meeting the mysterious Kathleen.

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Last on

Wed 22 May 2019 21:00

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Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:01

    Brad Carter

    Morning Always Comes Too Soon

  • 00:26

    Cliff Richard, The Drifters

    Move It


Role Contributor
Samuel Petrukhin Toby Stephens
Richard Shaw Linus Roache
Kathleen Shaw Keeley Hawes
Field Mark Bonnar
Miriam Petrukhin Lucy Cohu
Aunt Mary Claire Bloom
Producer Jean Holdsworth
Writer Stephen Poliakoff
Director Stephen Poliakoff
Executive Producer Helen Flint


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Interview with Keeley Hawes

Interview with Keeley Hawes

Keeley plays Kathleen Shaw in Summer of Rockets.

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The real-life inspiration for Summer of Rockets

Stephen Poliakoff delves into the inspiration behind his new drama.

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