A nine part series depicting the varying fortunes of four friends from the optimistic times of 1964 to the uncertainties of 1995. Taking nine pivotal years, the personal lives of the characters become intertwined with the political struggles of their home town of Newcastle, and the capital, London. We also see the machinations behind the scenes that affect their lives, often for the worse: slum housing projects, police corruption, the rise of Thatcherism, and political sleaze.
Last Episode01x09 1995 Aired: Mar. 11, 1996
The year is 1995. Tosker and Elaine are opening a nightclub boat on the Tyne. When Tosker is reunited with Geordie, who has escaped from prison, …
Series Fun Facts
- Benny Barrett was based on real life Soho gangster and porn baron James Humphreys.
- David Bradley and Peter Vaughn would both appear in Game of Thrones.
- Daniel Craig and Christopher Eccleston would both go and star as the protagonists of long-running franchises that both started in the 1960s: Eccleston would be the ninth actor to play The…
[show]Daniel Craig and Christopher Eccleston would both go and star as the protagonists of long-running franchises that both started in the 1960s: Eccleston would be the ninth actor to play The Doctor in the long-running BBC science fiction series Doctor Who (UK) (2005), when the series was revived in 2005 and Daniel Craig would go on to play James Bond in the reboot of the James Bond film franchise Casino Royale and was the sixth actor to play the role.