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Country: UK

Genre: Coming of Age, Drama



It is August of 1939, and eleven-year-old Joby (Richard Tolan) has won a place at Cressley Grammar School the following term. Over the course of the summer holiday, whilst his mother is in hospital for an operation, Joby begins to associate with the devil-may-care Gus Wilson.


  • Produced by Yorkshire Television and transmitted in two parts on Sunday 12 and Sunday 19 January, 1975.
  • Based on the 1964 novel of the same name by Stan Barstow (1928-2011)
  • The script of the TV play, which was also written by Stan Barstow, was published by Blackie in 1977.

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Picture for Joby


  • Richard Tolan
    (Joby Weston)
  • David Clayforth
  • Martin Whiteley
    (Gus Wilson)
  • Patrick Stewart
    (Reg Weston)
  • Sharon Gower
    (Cousin Mona)
  • Paul Malkin
    (Tommy Masterman)

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