A story about a group of seven London-based students from 1965 to the present day.
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 Lilly (6 episodes, 2012)
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 Jack (6 episodes, 2012)
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 Lilly (Present Day) (6 episodes, 2012)
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 Charlotte (6 episodes, 2012)
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 Beth (6 episodes, 2012)
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 Orla (6 episodes, 2012)
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 Victor (6 episodes, 2012)
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 Alan (6 episodes, 2012)
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 Edward (6 episodes, 2012)
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 Victor (Present Day) (6 episodes, 2012)
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 Jay (6 episodes, 2012)
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 Charlotte (Present Day) (6 episodes, 2012)
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 Alan (Present Day) (4 episodes, 2012)
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 Val (3 episodes, 2012)
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 Miles (3 episodes, 2012)
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 Frank (3 episodes, 2012)
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 Derek Bowden (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Jay (Present Day) (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Leo (2 episodes, 2012)
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 Jay's Boyfriend / ... (2 episodes, 2012)
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A story about a group of seven London-based students from 1965 to the present day.

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True to life
13 June 2012 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Like at least one of the other reviewers I lived through this period, the characters commencing at university in 1965 and I commenced in 1966 so the events against which their lives were played out are the same as mine. I found the period very well created, and the dynamics in the household were very true to life. British universities were full of 'Jacks' in the 1960's, usually little rich boys who dreamed of being Che or Marx who unlike the Alan's and Orla's of that world had no real principles. I recall my school senior year voting (in a mock election)overwhelmingly Labour - at a public school in Christopher Soames' constituency (Soames was Winston Churchill's son in law and a staunch Conservative). As part of a sit-in group which evicted the Vice-Chancellor from his office at Birmingham University, and as a fringe participant to the Grosvenor Square 'riot' portrayed in Episode 2, I believe that the series captures the period well, including the attitude of the various parents depicted in episode 1 who had no concept of the aspirations of their children, often the first generation to even contemplate a university education and the subsequent events. It was a time of change and the series depicts it well.


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