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Series 8

Episode 16: Our Day Out

Duration: 1 hour, 10 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Four

Drama written by Willy Russell. One coach, 30 kids - and their teachers - set out from Liverpool to North Wales. As the volatile mixture erupts, mirth and anarchy prevail. Show more

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Series 10

Episode 11: The Black Stuff

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

80s drama about a Merseyside tarmac gang away on a contract on Teesside. There's a chance for some local diversion with the natives while keeping up the spirit of free enterprise. Show more

Contributors

Chrissie Todd:
Michael Angelis
Dixie Dean:
Tom Georgeson
Loggo Logmond:
Alan Igbon
Kevin 'Kev' Dean:
Gary Bleasdale
George Malone:
Peter Kerrigan
Yosser Hughes:
Bernard Hill
Maureen Hughes:
Jean Warren
Director:
Jim Goddard
Producer:
David Rose

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Series 13

Episode 17: A Matter of Choice For Billy

Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Belfast 1978: the Martin family a year on. Norman is away in England and his eldest son Billy and daughter Lorna are in charge of their younger sisters, Ann and Maureen. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Neil Zeiger
Director:
Paul Seed
Producer:
Chris Parr

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Series 12

Episode 16: Too Late to Talk to Billy

Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

First in a trilogy of plays about the Martin family. The Martins are split: Billy's parents are estranged and he finds it difficult living under the same roof as his father. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Neil Zeiger
Director:
Diane Menaul
Director:
Paul Seed
Producer:
Chris Parr

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Series 5

Leeds - United!

Duration: 1 hour, 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Female workers at a textile factory clash with their own union in Colin Welland's story of a strike.

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Series 9

Episode 14: Blue Remembered Hills

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Four

Dennis Potter's play of lost innocence begins with adults playing children's games in a lyrical summer landscape. But the games of hide-and-seek and war take on a sinister aspect. Show more

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Series 14

Episode 2: A Coming to Terms for Billy

Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Third in a trilogy of plays by Graham Reed. Two years after Norman Martin left his family to seek work in England, news of his return home is met with mixed reactions. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Paul Seed
Producer:
Chris Parr

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