Out of work, scrounger Robert Martin lives with his dysfunctional family - long suffering wife accident prone son and pregnant teenage daughter in a shabby house next door to a giant ... See full summary »
The family of Raymond, his wife Val and her brother Billy live in working-class London district. Also in their family is Val and Billy's mother Janet and grandmother Kath. Billy is a drug ... See full summary »
Ray is an aging ex-socialist who has become a bankrobber after seeing the demise of socialism in 1980s Britain. Teaming up with a gang of other has-beenish crims, he commits one bank job ... See full summary »
The killing of a 15-year-old-boy rocks the nation, as a Sikh classmate of the boy is charged with the murder. The trial, which is engulfed in protests and media speculation, brings together... See full summary »
In Bradford, England, several desperate streetwalkers team up to run the business for themselves. They must deal with competition, mobsters, moralists, psychos and cops, but at least now they have each other and a plan.
Jack Dodd was a London butcher who enjoyed a pint with his mates for over 50 years. When he died, he died as he lived, with a smile on his face watching a horse race on which he had bet, ... See full summary »
This is the hard and shocking story of life in a British Borstal for young offenders. Luckily the regime has changed since this film was made. The brutal regime made no attempt to reform or... See full summary »
Three friends lives fall apart after an unusual stag night
Ray Winstone is superb in this series, but both Mark Strong and Philip Davis provide fantastic support. After a slightly bizarre stag night the lives of the three friends start to fall apart, although Alan (Ray) tries his utmost to pull his friends back together, things are never the same again. Alan thinks money can solve everything, including hiding the past, but both himself and his friends soon learn otherwise. This mini-series has so much style you couldn't shake a stick at it. Although the ending leaves you feeling you want to know more, it's still worth the ride. BBC2 drama is definitely not dead.
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