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bbc coast to coast - lenny henry film - 1987

By mike, 29/07/14

Lenny Henry and John Shea in Coast to Coast

Coast to Coast is a 1987 comedy thriller starring Lenny Henry, John Shea, with cameos from Peter Vaughan, Pete Postlethwaite and Cherie Lunghi. It was directed by Sandy Johnson from a script by Stan Hey. It featured a sound track of classic Motown tracks.


Tracks in order (They appear in the Show)

"Ain't That Peculiar" ~ Marvin Gaye
"Heaven Must Have Sent You" ~ The Elgins
"Money" ~ Barratt Strong
"It Should've Been Me" ~ Gladys Knight
"It's the Same Old Song" ~Four tops
"Just a Little Misunderstanding" ~ The Contours
"Going to a Go-Go" ~ The Miracles
"Danger Heartache Dead Ahead" ~ The Marvelettes
"Nowhere to Run" ~Martha & The Vandellas
"(I'm a) Road Runner" ~ Junior Walker & The All Stars
"Needle In A Haystack" ~ The Velvelettes
"When I'm Gone" ~ Brenda Holloway
"Reach Out I'll Be There" ~ The Four Tops
"Headline News" ~ Edwin Starr
"I've Passed This Way Before" ~ Jimmy Ruffin
"This Old Heart Of Mine" ~ Isley Brothers
"Knock On Wood" ~ Curtis Duchamp & the 48 TAC Wing R&B Allstars
"Drift Away" ~ Shea,Henry& the 48 TAC Wing R&B Allstars
"(I Know) I'm Losing You" ~ The Temptations
"Can I Get A Witness" ~ Marvin Gaye



Ive got a copy put onto dvd. Quality isnt amazing but watchable. Rumour has it the bbc never repeated it due to royalty issues!

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