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This Is England '86 

TV-MA | | Crime, Drama | TV Mini-Series (2010)
Shaun has just finished his final exams and he realizes he is no longer a kid. It's mid 80's England, and the gang are back, looking for a laugh, a job, and something that resembles a future.
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 Cynthia Fields 4 episodes, 2010
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 Mr. Sandhu 3 episodes, 2010
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 Mr. Squires 3 episodes, 2010
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 Woman on Stairs 2 episodes, 2010
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 Tempestuous Copper 2 episodes, 2010
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 Carrotbum 2 episodes, 2010
Kate Wood ...
 Registrar 2 episodes, 2010
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Seamus O'Neill ...
 Man at Window 2 episodes, 2010
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 Harvey's Dad 2 episodes, 2010
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Yvonn Crann ...
 Woman at Job Centre 2 episodes, 2010
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This Is England '86 is a 2010 British drama miniseries written by Shane Meadows and Jack Thorne. A spin-off from the 2006 film This Is England, and set three years later, it focuses on the mod revival scene rather than the skinhead subculture. Like the film, This Is England '86 stars Thomas Turgoose as Shaun, although Lol (Vicky McClure) and Woody (Joe Gilgun) play even more central roles. The story takes place during the 1986 FIFA World Cup. As Shaun completes his last school exam, he realises he will have to find his way in the world. His friends, who include Woody, Lol, Smell, Gadget and Meggy, are still around, looking for love, entertainment and employment. Written by Raja Kashif

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Followed by This Is England '90 (2015) See more »

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This is England '86, Brilliant Drama!
30 October 2010 | by See all my reviews

This is England '86 is a great follow on to the original film, based in 1983. I think the actors are sensational and Thomas Turgoose, the young boy is very original and such a seeker. When you watch other films with some of the actors who have done terrible things you feel like you can't feel sorry for them but you do because there such good actors :)

The only problem was for me is the horrific disturbing rape scene in this programme. On Episode 3, Series 1 it was shocking and many people agree with my opinion. There was many complaints BUT that means the programme has tried to make people feel disturbed which proves it is a good Drama!


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