Looking After Jo Jo (1998)

1
Seasons

4
Episodes

January 12, 1998
Release Date

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IMDb ratings
8.1
Looking After Jo Jo

Looking After Jo Jo (1998)

1
Seasons

4
Episodes

January 12, 1998
Release Date

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BBC Scotland

Plot.

Jo Jo is an Edinburgh Goodfella with a sharp mind and a cavalier attitude to law. In the bleak, edgy climate of the 1980's Jo Jo is seen by many on the estate as a hero; out-manoeuvring the police while supporting his close-knit family. What is it that draws the charming and confident Jo Jo to Lorraine, a vulnerable woman obsessed by Marilyn Monroe? What figure from his past is fuelling his fantasies and driving him towards darker crimes and the quicksand of heroin? Can Jo Jo look after himself when he doesn't know who he is?

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Release Date
January 12, 1998

Status
Ended

Seasons
1

Episodes
4

Filming Locations
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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Looking After Jo Jo is a 1998 BBC Scotland television drama starring Robert Carlyle.John Joe "Jo Jo" McCann is petty thief turned drug dealer in 1980's Edinburgh, surviving in a bleak housing estate and aspiring to the trappings of a successful criminal. Unfortunately for him, and for most of the other characters in the mini-series, it is a time of heroin addiction and AIDS.

It is filmed and set in and around the North Sighthill housing estate, with several scenes also filmed in Niddrie.

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