UK Drama, Recommened DVD: Boys From The Black Stuff

Boys from the Black Stuff – If you’re from the UK and about my age, you’ve probably already seen this powerful BBC drama series.  If you’re from another part of the world, you almost certainly haven’t, but as it’s been available from Amazon for quite a while, maybe it’s time you checked it out.

Basically it’s about the hellish economic depression in the UK of the 1980s.  Given the way the economy seems to be tanking in the UK and many other places (Greece, Spain etc…), this drama has never seemed more relevant.  OK, so it’s a change from the nerd material I usually talk about, but give it a chance…

I used to have a clip somewhere on this blog embedded into an extremely sarky CV, that’s gone now, but here’s the clip-

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