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Classic TV Plays

Wolfe Tone

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Has the Boys from the Black Stuff being mentioned?

A gang of Liverpool navvys have it tough in Thatcher's Britain. Yozzer Hughes pleads "Gizza a job"

This would probably do you
 
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Not strictly a TV Play, but has the look, feel and running time of one, the only Irish Classic I can think off - Clash of the Ash. Small town mid 80s coming of age Ireland clinically dissected
 

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In terms of drama series, The Singing Detective was a classic.....

At the time, I thought 'Blue Remembered Hills' was a great Play for Today.
Problem is now, I can't 'remember' anything about it - other than it was
adults playing children.

Probably a load of horse manure, in hindsight!!!
 
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In terms of drama series, The Singing Detective was a classic.....

At the time, I thought 'Blue Remembered Hills' was a great Play for Today.
Problem is now, I can't 'remember' anything about it - other than it was
adults playing children.

Probably a load of horse manure, in hindsight!!!

Looks great

 
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Thanks - Dennis Potter as well.

Watch that over the course of the day today. It's excellent. The Upside Down Bugsy Malone role reversal mixed with the Lord of the Flies elements make it really disturbing.

Highly recommend watch or rewatch

Cheers Anglo
 

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Now Scum was really disturbing.....:oops::sick:
 
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