Michael Simpson

  • Michael Simpson – Play for Today: Scully’s New Year’s Eve (1978)

    The first TV glimpse of Alan Bleasdale’s alienated, down-at-heel scouse youth Franny Scully, as he invites his mates to gatecrash his mum’s new year’s eve party, which Bleasdale had developed in stories for Radio Merseyside. Scully and mate Mooey made strange dramatised cameos on misfiring waterbound Saturday morning miscellany The Mersey Pirate, before graduating to a series for Granada television.Read More »

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