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21 September 2017

When the Boat Comes In

Category: General Movie/Drama
Episode 4 of 10 | Season 4
Sat 23 Sep
1:00pm-2:00pm (1 hour)

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Greatest Series
I have just finished watching the complete series last night. I do concur that Series 4 was somewhat disappointing compared to the previous 3 which were supurb. Jack and Matt were simply fantastic and really showed how "maras" stuck together through thick and thin. The tight structure and lines within the casting made for intent listening as every line spoken had a hidden agenda. The harsh times, the Seatons, political loyalty seemed so relevant for the portrade times. Disappointed that not more of the original cast were involved in Series 4? But, this series was masterclass, sad that it is now over.
Duke of Bedlington   3:30am Thu 21 Jul Report Abuse

wonderful series
This should be shown in schools, to help them understand what their great grand perents had to put up with. All the cast magnificent
seasider   6:26pm Tue 15 Mar Report Abuse

Bloody great !
mick560   1:00pm Fri 4 Mar Report Abuse

More please
This was great in the 70s and it ain't changed. James Bolam is a very underrated actor. I wonder if the cast could be persuaded to do an update, Jack could have just passed out in the last episode. Most of the cast are still about, Edward Wilson (Billiy) is the only one I think is gone, shame. Lets not forget the writer and creator James Mitchell, a real talent. Any chance you could repeat this again?
Stanley Accrington   10:33pm Thu 25 Mar Report Abuse

missed the last one
never bothered to watch this series before. got hooked on it this time but missed the last episode.where can i watch it.have trawled the internet and cant find a site. PLEASE HELP!
tillytich   5:11pm Thu 25 Mar Report Abuse

Great Series
I really enjoyed the whole series, I also could not watch it at 4 - so I recorded it and watched at night.I have to say I enjoyed the seventies episodes much more that the eighties. Who agrees? I also loved James Bolan iin the likley lads.
DD   1:35pm Tue 23 Mar Report Abuse

When the Boat Comes in
Wonderful in every respect. Missed it first time round - have been hooked this time. James Bolam deserves both Oscar and a Knighthood, and so well-supported by a wonderful cast. Not forgetting the realistic script and a slice of social history. It makes us grateful for being born with a Welfare state! D.Johnson 22.3.10
Artemis   10:29pm Mon 22 Mar Report Abuse

Thanks yesterday
yesterday has to be on eof the best channels, scheduling not so good and mixed up series but When teh Boat comes in was just superb.
Suki   7:43pm Mon 22 Mar Report Abuse

the boat
marvellous to see the series again - jack has to be one of my heroes
Scouse   5:15pm Mon 22 Mar Report Abuse

when the boat comes in
this has been a real treat to watch and i'm going to miss it, loved it, thank you Yesterday
davejb23   5:10pm Mon 22 Mar Report Abuse


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Flies and Spiders Tyneside entrepreneur Jack considers a South American business opportunity, as well as finding romance with a well-bred socialist

Category: General Movie/Drama

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