The trials and tribulations of an idealistic young teacher at a tough comprehensive school in Liverpool.
Reviews

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
1995  
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Friday on My Mind (TV Series 1992)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Stars: Robert Beach, Caroline Berry, David Calder
Clocking Off (2000–2003)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Interconnected dramas about the lives of a group of workers at a Manchester textile factory, with each episode focusing on the home life of a different character.

Stars: Jack Deam, Tony Mooney, Joan Kempson
Heart (1999)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A woman, plastered in blood, is arrested by a grave, and a tale of loss, lust and jealousy slowly unfolds.

Director: Charles McDougall
Stars: Saskia Reeves, Christopher Eccleston, Kate Hardie
Our Friends in the North (TV Mini-Series 1996)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

A nine part series depicting the varying fortunes of four friends - Nicky, Geordie, Mary and Tosker - from the optimistic times of 1964 to the uncertainties of 1995. Taking nine pivotal ... See full summary »

Stars: Christopher Eccleston, Mark Strong, Gina McKee
The Second Coming (TV Mini-Series 2003)
Drama | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Steven Baxter is the Son of God, and can produce the miracles to prove it. How does the world react when he announces it has to produce a Third Testament within five days, or else it's Judgment Day?

Stars: Lesley Sharp, Annabelle Apsion, William Travis
Documentary | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

An examination of the conflicting attitudes of the opponents of the Vietnam War.

Director: Peter Davis
Stars: Dwight D. Eisenhower, William Marshall, Georges Bidault
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

About a young woman who is married to a devout Jew and the problems that trouble their marriage because of the woman wanting something more out of her life

Director: Boaz Yakin
Stars: Renée Zellweger, Christopher Eccleston, Julianna Margulies
Crime | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

In 1950s England, slow-witted Derek Bentley falls in with a group of petty criminals led by Chris Craig, a teenager with a fondness for American gangster films. Chris and Derek's friendship... See full summary »

Director: Peter Medak
Stars: Tom Courtenay, Christopher Eccleston, Eileen Atkins
Sunday (TV Movie 2002)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Sunday tells the story of an infamous day in Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland and how the events of that day were subsequently covered up by the British Government of the time. On Sunday... See full summary »

Director: Charles McDougall
Stars: Ciarán McMenamin, Barry Mullan, Paul Campbell
Flesh and Blood (TV Movie 2002)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A man who was adopted at birth traces his real parents, and discovers that they have severe learning disabilities and do not know he exists.

Director: Julian Farino
Stars: Christopher Eccleston, Steve Evets, Barbara Marten
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Drew Mackenzie (4 episodes, 1995)
...
 Trevor (4 episodes, 1995)
...
 Alex (4 episodes, 1995)
Sara Mair-Thomas ...
 Mo (4 episodes, 1995)
...
 Shotton (4 episodes, 1995)
Pauline Black ...
 Joanna (4 episodes, 1995)
Jonathan Dow ...
 Maurice (4 episodes, 1995)
...
 Norman (4 episodes, 1995)
...
 Archie (4 episodes, 1995)
Ann Joseph ...
 Maggie (4 episodes, 1995)
Nick Maloney ...
 Harris (4 episodes, 1995)
Zara Turner ...
 Chris (4 episodes, 1995)
Julie Walker ...
 Karen (4 episodes, 1995)
Lynda Steadman ...
 Emma Mackenzie (3 episodes, 1995)
Trina Ali ...
 Sahira (3 episodes, 1995)
Kevin Harvey ...
 Martin Perry (3 episodes, 1995)
Andrew Price ...
 Carter (3 episodes, 1995)
...
 Geoff (3 episodes, 1995)
Elizabeth Avis ...
 Rachel (2 episodes, 1995)
Sam Devine ...
 Sam (2 episodes, 1995)
Graham Omari ...
 Leory (2 episodes, 1995)
Zara Pierce ...
 Rebecca (2 episodes, 1995)
Lee Richardson ...
 Johnjo (2 episodes, 1995)
Edit

Storyline

The trials and tribulations of an idealistic young teacher at a tough comprehensive school in Liverpool.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

16 February 1995 (UK)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(4 episodes)

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
I love this series so much....
28 February 2006 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

I remembering watching this when i was quiet young and gradually been drawn into the story. A young man goes from been a factory worker to teaching in a tough loverly comprehensive. Issues of race, teenage suicide and homophobia are all touched upon. although its been quiet a while since i've seen it, i found it very moving on first viewing. McGoverns characters are so well drawn and the main performance of Christopher Ecclestone is magnificent. Underrated and emotionally draining Hearts and Minds might not be regarded as McGoverns best but it is still an impressive work of art. The film also bears some resemblance to Ecclestones subsequent film Jude. In that both are about working class men trying to improve themselves through education and endeavour but ultimately finding the world has other plans for them.


5 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Hearts and Minds (1995) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?