January 1942. Two security officers visit Edwin to gain information about John Porter. Some weeks ago they traced a transmitter in Belgium. When asking for name, rank and number of the person calling...
Set in Gallowshields on Tyneside between the 2 World Wars, this story follows the life of ex-sergeant Jack Ford and the Seaton family as they deal with the aftermath of the Great War, the Great 1920s Depression and trade union activists.
Two teachers, man-hungry Doris and restrained Marian, visit the Yorkshire moors a year after friend Evelyn disappeared there. On a stormy night, they take refuge in the isolated cottage of ... See full summary »
A small time thief is recruited by a mobster to help with the racketeering. He doesn't like the job, but with the mob on his back, a femme fatale in his bed and a sick friend to care for, he will have to keep all his wits about him.
...can be tricky, but having watched this for the first time in nearly 50 years I'm impressed at how dramatic and yet realistic it is. Do I want to know what happens to the various characters to whom I've been introduced? Are the suggested plot lines enough to keep me interested? The answer is definitely YES in both cases. (Worth mentioning in passing that I've just bought the Netherlands version of the box set in a charity shop, so I get the omitted scenes as well!)
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