Best: His Mother's Son (2009)

04/29/2009 (GB) ComedyDramaTV Movie 1h 30m
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Best – His Mother’s Son (BBC Two) was a gloomy drama about Ann Best, mother of George, who was strictly teetotal until her mid-40s, when she had her first sip of sherry to celebrate her son’s footballing success. Ten years later, she was dead from alcoholism-related heart disease. The recreation of late-Sixties Belfast was accurate and, thank goodness, intelligently subdued: no comedy Ulster accents and no point-scoring subplot about the Troubles.

  1. Colin Barr

    Director

  2. Terry Cafolla

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Lorcan Cranitch

    Lorcan Cranitch

    Dickie Best

  2. Luke de Woolfson

    Luke de Woolfson

    Dave Sadler

  3. Laurence Doherty

    Laurence Doherty

    Journalist

  4. Laura Donnelly

    Laura Donnelly

    Barbara Best

  5. Richard Dormer

    Richard Dormer

    Ad Director

  6. Michelle Fairley

    Michelle Fairley

    Ann Best

  7. Stephen Hagan

    Stephen Hagan

    Steve Fullaway

  8. Paul Kennedy

    Paul Kennedy

    Reporter

  9. Niamh McGrady

    Niamh McGrady

    Martha Devine

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Best: His Mother's Son
Best: His Mother's Son

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Original Language English

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