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When the Boat Comes In: Series One

James Bolam, Susan Jameson, James Garbutt, Jean Heywood, Tim Nightingale, Michelle Newton & others
Item #: D68666
Format: DVD
Publisher: BFS Entertainment
ISBN: 066805311994
Region Code: 1
Rating: Not Rated
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In this 1976–81 BBC dramatic series, Army Sergeant Jack Ford (James Bolam) returns from the Great War to his hometown of Gallowshield in industrial northern England, and finds the area rife with unemployment, labor disputes, and a feeling of apathy toward the veterans. Supported by the friendship of the Seaton family, Ford strives to help his fellow soldiers even as he makes his own way in this unfamiliar new world. This set collects all 13 episodes of series one.

"Cannily written, real stars, real acting, and true to the hard life of the period."—The Mirror (UK)


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