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by Robert Storey
Starring Thora Hird, Robert Keegan, James Grout and Henry Knowles
Tom's friend Chris Hooper is the proprietor of a coffee bar in the centre of Furness. This coffee bar is the mecca of the local youth, but has unfortunately become the resort of the local yobs as well. As the story opens, Chris Hooper is being beaten up by a gang of leather-jackets. Much to Sarah's apprehension, Tom (during the school holidays) decides to take over the running of the coffee bar while his friend is in hospital. He believes that the coffee bar, if run effectively, provides a necessary meeting-place for the town's young people. But certain people want the bar closed down at any cost and Sarah, her sympathies torn, finds herself in the centre of a controversy, with middle-aged respectability on one side and heedless youth on the other.
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