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Night Waves: Landmarks


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A reappraisal of one of British television's most celebrated dramas: Boys from the Blackstuff. First shown in 1982, the series was a remarkable hit and its catchphrases and characters caught the mood of the nation at a time of high unemployment and social unrest, changing for ever the careers of writer Alan Bleasdale and producer
Michael Wearing as well as establishing actors
Bernard Hill , Julie Walters and Michael Angelis in the public mind. Alan Bleasdale and Michael Wearing , with Lez Cookeand Annie Harrison-Baxter, re-examine the impact and legacy of the series. Producers Martin Smith and Fiona McLean


Unknown: Alan Bleasdale
Producer: Michael Wearing
Unknown: Bernard Hill
Unknown: Julie Walters
Unknown: Michael Angelis
Unknown: Alan Bleasdale
Unknown: Michael Wearing
Producers: Martin Smith
Producers: Fiona McLean

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Night Waves: Landmarks

BBC Radio 3, 10 January 2008 21.45

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