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The Young Person's Guide to Becoming a Rock Star 1998

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  • Channel 4
  • 1998-11-10T00:00:00Z
  • 35 mins
  • 3 hours, 30 mins (6 episodes)
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • Comedy

A six-part satirical take on the music world written by BAFTA award-winner Bryan Elsley centered around a young Glasgow band - Jocks Wa Hey - as they struggle to find success.

The unlikely chart-toppers who form Jocks Wa Hey are Jez, the cocky lead singer, his best pal Psycho, the unkempt, scuzzy little bass player; Wullie 'The Bigot' MacBoyne, psychopathic drummer, the hard-hitting, ballsy lead guitarist Joe Nardone and Fiona, DSS Officer by day and Queen of Electronica by night.

Across six episodes they recruit new members, revolutionize their sound, acquire management, arrange a showcase gig, get signed, record a hopeless album and somehow manage to get to the top of the charts.

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