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1980

3 Jan. 1980
Chance of a Lifetime
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10 Jan. 1980
Keep Smiling
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17 Jan. 1980
Dreams of Leaving
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1980
Thicker Than Water
Various characters have adventures on the way to a black pudding festival in Normandy!( Black pudding is a traditional sausage, ingredients of which include blood !- very popular in the North of England)
 
31 Jan. 1980
Murder Rap
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14 Feb. 1980
No Defence
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21 Feb. 1980
That Crazy Woman
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28 Feb. 1980
A Gift from Nessus
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6 Mar. 1980
Kate the Good Neighbour
An elderly English spinster lady lives alone, is heartily disliked, and will not accept aid from anyone. She has lived a life of total denial, but preserves her past in the diaries she keeps on her shelf, one for each year. We learn that her memories of one particular year continue to haunt her. She picks the journal up from time to time, revisiting the early war years, when she met and came to know the one love of her life, an RAF pilot during the Battle of Britain, and how it ended in pregnancy and ultimately grief. At the end, she learns to adjust to the idea that ...
 
13 Mar. 1980
Buses
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20 Mar. 1980
Shadows on Our Skin
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27 Mar. 1980
Ladies
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3 Apr. 1980
The Vanishing Army
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10 Apr. 1980
Not for the Likes of Us
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17 Apr. 1980
The Executioner
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24 Apr. 1980
The Imitation Game
A young woman involved in secret work during World War II finds herself in difficulties, and maybe even danger - from her own side.
 
14 May 1980
A Walk in the Forest
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21 Oct. 1980
Pasmore
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28 Oct. 1980
C2 H5 OH
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18 Nov. 1980
Minor Complications
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25 Nov. 1980
Number on End
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2 Dec. 1980
Jude
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9 Dec. 1980
The Flipside of Dominick Hide
Dominick Hide, a time traveller from the year 2130, is studying the London transport system of 1980. Time travellers are supposed to be observers, and are strictly forbidden to land their flying saucers. One time traveller who broke this rule accidentally killed a dog, changing history and causing many future people to disappear. Inspired by his Great Aunt Mavis, Dominick decides to find his great great grandfather. He begins to land in 1980, where his strange clothes and speech make him seem an eccentric oddball. His quest brings him into contact with beautiful ...
 
16 Dec. 1980
Name for the Day
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23 Dec. 1980
Jessie
A woman starts work as a nanny to a mute boy in a Victorian household. The boy's growing attachment to her, however, causes far more problems than his original detachment from his family.
 

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