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A group of working-class friends finding unconventional ways to win at life in northern suburbia. These lads have dealt, scammed, bribed and conned their way through adolescence, but now, on the brink of adulthood, their dealing and stealing is catching up with them and a whole load of trouble is heading their way.

The Top 10 Actors and Characters of Brassic (Ranked Cast in 2024)

Joseph Gilgun

#1 - Joseph Gilgun (Eli Dingle)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Joseph William Gilgun (born 9 March 1984) is an English actor known for several roles, including that of Vinnie O'Neill in the Sky One series Brassic, Eli Dingle in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale, Jamie Armstrong in the long-running ITV soap opera Coronation Street, Woody in the film This Is England (2006) and its subsequent spin-off series, and Rudy Wade in E4's Misfits. From 2016 to 2019, he starred in the AMC television adaptation of the Vertigo comic Preacher as the Irish vampire Cassidy. Description above from the Wikipedia article Joseph Gilgun, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Joseph Gilgun plays as Eli Dingle in Brassic.
Joseph Gilgun is the top #1 member of the cast and appears in 1441 episodes.

Tom Hanson

#2 - Tom Hanson (Lesley aka Cardi)

Tom studied at RADA, and performed in ten of their productions, including Oedipus, Much Ado About Nothing, and Poetic Bodies. He then featured in several productions across the UK, including taking on the role of Hugo in Posh – the play based on an exclusive Oxford dining club – in Nottingham Playhouse. Tom Hanson broke into television with his role as Craig Meehan in BBC drama, The Moorside.

Tom Hanson plays as Lesley aka Cardi in Brassic.
Tom Hanson is the top #2 member of the cast and appears in 20 episodes.

Parth Thakerar

#3 - Parth Thakerar (JJ)

Parth Thakerar plays as JJ in Brassic.
Parth Thakerar is the top #3 member of the cast and appears in 20 episodes.

Aaron Heffernan

#4 - Aaron Heffernan (Ash)

Aaron Heffernan plays as Ash in Brassic.
Aaron Heffernan is the top #4 member of the cast and appears in 20 episodes.

Ryan Sampson

#5 - Ryan Sampson (Tommo)

Ryan Sampson plays as Tommo in Brassic.
Ryan Sampson is the top #5 member of the cast and appears in 20 episodes.

Joanna Higson

#6 - Joanna Higson (Sugar)

Joanna Higson plays as Sugar in Brassic.
Joanna Higson is the top #6 member of the cast and appears in 14 episodes.

Bronagh Gallagher

#7 - Bronagh Gallagher (Carol)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Bronagh Gallagher (born 1972) is an Irish singer and actress from Derry, Northern Ireland. During her teens she got involved, through school, in drama and music activities, and joined a local amateur dramatics group, the Oakgrove Theatre Company. At one time she was a backing singer in a local band, The Listener. Her big break came when she starred as Bernie in The Commitments. She has also appeared in such films as Thunderpants, You, Me & Marley, Divorcing Jack, Pulp Fiction, Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace and Last Chance Harvey, Sherlock Holmes, and on stage in a Théâtre de Complicité production of The Street of Crocodiles. Her first album Precious Soul was released in 2004 on the Salty Dog Records label and was produced by John Reynolds. The album features collaborations with Brian Eno on the songs "He Don't Love You" and "Hooks". Gallagher wrote most of the music on the album, played the drums and sang lead vocals. Description above from the Wikipedia article Bronagh Gallagher, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Bronagh Gallagher plays as Carol in Brassic.
Bronagh Gallagher is the top #7 member of the cast and appears in 14 episodes.

Steven Hartley

#8 - Steven Hartley (Russell Hardwicke)

Steven Hartley plays as Russell Hardwicke in Brassic.
Steven Hartley is the top #8 member of the cast and appears in 12 episodes.

John Weaver

#9 - John Weaver (Slater)

John Weaver was born in Manchester, educated at St Matthew's High School and went on to Xaverian College in 2002. Throughout his education he studied English literature and Drama & Theatre studies then went on to attend various acting classes throughout the North West of England. 2009-10 saw John make the transition from stage to screen when he featured in numerous short films including ‘The Hive’ and 'When the Dust Settles', both of which went on to win Shooting People's 'Film of the Month' after screenings at the London Short Film Festival with 'The Hive' also appearing at BAFTA and going on to be nominated for a world Vimeo award in 2012. During 2011 he filmed for roles in Emmerdale, Waterloo Road and a sit com pilot which went on to win the Audience Vote Award at Cofilmic. During 2012 John filmed the sit com pilot 'Scrims' with Lime Pictures and his second role for Emmerdale as well as appearing in the BBC's 'Turn Up The Talent' showcase. In 2013 he featured in two episodes of Hollyoaks as well as a number of short films. In 2014 John appeared in the feature film 'The Last Showing' and made his third appearance in Emmerdale. He also worked with ITV as part of their trainee director scheme and filmed his third feature film role. In July he completed a run of 'Afterglow', performed as part of the 24:7 Theatre Festival. The play received 4 and 5 star reviews and John picked up the Audience Award for Favourite Actor along with a nomination for Best Fringe Performance at the Manchester Theatre Awards. John also appeared at Contact Theatre in 'Contact Compacts' and has appeared in recent advertising campaigns for Coors Light, 7up and Warburtons. He makes his fourth appearance on Emmerdale in March and plays Dean in the feature 'Lapse of Honour' due for release in 2015. John is represented by Philippa Howell Personal Management (http://www.phpm.co.uk)

John Weaver plays as Slater in Brassic.
John Weaver is the top #9 member of the cast and appears in 12 episodes.

Tadhg Murphy

#10 - Tadhg Murphy (Gary Cullen)

Tadhg Murphy plays as Gary Cullen in Brassic.
Tadhg Murphy is the top #10 member of the cast and appears in 12 episodes.

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