Type
Scripted
Premiered
Oct. 10, 1982
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
55 min.
Country
UK
Network
BBC TWO TV Network
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Boys from the Blackstuff (UK)

Boys from The Black Stuff follows five unemployed tarmac layers ('the black stuff') after losing their jobs. Set in Liverpool, each episode focuses on a different member of the group. The series was highly acclaimed for its powerful and emotional depiction of the desperation wreaked by high unemployment and a subsequent lack of social support. A spinoff from a BBC Play for Today "The Black Stuff"

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01x05 George's Last Ride Aired: Nov. 07, 1982

- In this episode we find out something of George's politically active past. His trip (Chrissie wheeling him in his chair through the …

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Canceled/Ended
The show had 1 season and 5 episodes air in 1982.

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Michael Angelis was clean shaven in the original play.

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