Hebburn airs this Thursday on BBC2

16th October 2012|Jan Ravens|Jim Moir

Hebburn is a warm and affectionate tale of north east family life. It tells the tale of the Pearson family and their impetuous and ambitious son, Jack, who has left Tyneside for the bright lights and glamour of Manchester. He has secretly married a middle class Jewish girl, Sarah, and realises that it is about time he introduced her to his family.Jim Moir (aka Vic Reeves) and Gina McKee play Jason's parents, Joe and Pauline, who are devoted to their family and their hometown. Verity May Henry also guest stars as Mariel. Jan Ravens and Phil Nice star as Sarah's parents, Susan and Ben, who have to contend with their daughter marrying into a family from a very different background.Other characters include Jack's fun-loving sister Vicki; his Grandmother, Dot, who likes to keep everyone 'up to speed' on her bowel movements; Sarah's hippy sister, Marial; Jack's 'larger than life' friend, Big Keith; and Vicki's best friend, Denise and her boyfriend Gervaise.Writer Jason Cook also stars in the series as 'Ramsey', a friend of Jack.Hebburn, starring Jim Moir and guest starring Verity May Henry airs this Thursday 18th October on BBC2 at 10pm.