Michael Murray is an ambitious and charismatic politician, Jim Nelson is a much loved headmaster of a local school for disturbed children. When the paths of these two men cross, things are ... See full summary »
A scheduling mixup means two groups of old-timers have reserved the same bar for a party on the same night. The situation is trickier than expected since the bar is in Liverpool, and one ... See full summary »
Henry Farr is a mild-mannered solicitor (lawyer) who lives a rather boring life in the London suburb of Wimbledon. Fed up with being bullied by his overpowering, feminist wife, Elinor, he ... See full summary »
Wolfie Smith is an unemployed dreamer from Tooting London, a self proclaimed Urban Guerilla who aspires to be like his hero Che Guevara. Leading a small group called the Tooting Popular ... See full summary »
Scully, a Liverpudlian teenage, dreams of playing for Liverpool FC. His imagination twists the world around him, including 'visions' of Kenny Dalglish. But in reality he must deal with family, friends and above all avoid the school Panto.
The writer commented that the series was about "what adults can do to children and what children can do to adults". See more »
All I ever wanted was that land!
What a shame you never wanted something more. Like the love of a good family. Because when he'd finished with her, he started on me. And I don't think he'd finished with her, actually.
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One of the greatest living writers in the English language
After a 5 years delay, I've seen the show. It's the first Bleasdale show
I've seen and I believe this is one of the deepest, touching (not to
dark) and original works ever produced for T.V. It made me go back in my
memory to my childhood and discover hidden spaces in the human soul. All
thanks to the incredible use of language and human observation by Alan
Bleasdale (and of course, all the cast), who for me, is the greatest
screenwriter today, together with Jimmy Mcgovern.
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