The Gambling Man 27 years old

Based on one of Catherine Cookson's most beloved works which revolves around slick cardplayer Rory Connor (played by Robson Green), a rags-to-riches gambler faced with a life-changing decision. Never one to shy away from high stakes, Rory is in the game of his life when he's asked to make the ultimate sacrifice for his brother. Directed by Norman Stone, it also stars Bernard Hill, Sylvestra Le Touzel and Sammy Johnson.



Name Character
Bernard Hill He was 50 , now 78 years old as Frank nickle
Ian Cullen He was 50 , 75 years old when he died as Paddy Connor
Robson Green He was 30 , now 58 years old as Rory Connor


Name Job title
Catherine Cookson Writing She was 88 , 91 years old when she died Writer
T.R. Bowen Writing He was 54 , now 82 years old Writer
Norman Stone Directing He was 53 , 78 years old when he died Director
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The Gambling Man (27 years)


  • First Air Date: 1995-02-26
  • Runtime: [60] minutes
  • Number of Episodes: 3