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White Heat 

Not Rated | | Drama | TV Mini-Series (2012– )
A story about a group of seven London-based students from 1965 to the present day.
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MyAnna Buring ...  Lilly 6 episodes, 2012
Sam Claflin ...  Jack 6 episodes, 2012
Lindsay Duncan ...  Lilly (Present Day) 6 episodes, 2012
Claire Foy ...  Charlotte 6 episodes, 2012
Tamsin Greig ...  Beth 6 episodes, 2012
Jessica Gunning ...  Orla 6 episodes, 2012
David Gyasi ...  Victor 6 episodes, 2012
Lee Ingleby ...  Alan 6 episodes, 2012
Jeremy Northam ...  Edward 6 episodes, 2012
Hugh Quarshie ...  Victor (Present Day) 6 episodes, 2012
Reece Ritchie ...  Jay 6 episodes, 2012
Juliet Stevenson ...  Charlotte (Present Day) 6 episodes, 2012
Paul Copley ...  Alan (Present Day) 4 episodes, 2012
Karen Henthorn ...  Val 3 episodes, 2012
Richard Lintern ...  Miles 3 episodes, 2012
Geoffrey Leesley ...  Frank 3 episodes, 2012
Julian Barratt ...  Derek Bowden 2 episodes, 2012
Ramon Tikaram ...  Jay (Present Day) 2 episodes, 2012
Euan Macnaughton ...  Leo 2 episodes, 2012
Jadran Malkovich Jadran Malkovich ...  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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Clichéd, lazily written and just very, very dull
25 March 2012 | by gtbarkerSee all my reviews

I like to support original drama that isn't entirely period, but I have to say that if this is the best script the BBC had in the offering recently the future of original programming in this country is in big trouble. The characters not only don't gel they are as dull as dishwater, which at least matches the storyline, much as there is one. It's as if someone born in the 80s was commissioned to write a story about the period and advised by someone who may have been around then but who didn't go out much nor pay any attention the contemporary culture that was going on outside their firmly bolted front door and blacked out windows. And then we are asked to believe the dreary characters who all have nothing in common and lead dreary lives have actually formed lifelong friendships which had one miraculous effect on them: by the time we reached the present day they all look at least one decade younger than they would in reality. So boring characters, zero storyline and managed to make the 60s look dull. Ridiculous dumbed-down nonsense dressed up as drama for the dumbed-down generation.


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