Boys from the Blackstuff

Alan Bleasdale's acclaimed drama series is an astute social commentary about life in recession-hit Britain in the Thatcher era.

Show Info

Airs on: United Kingdom BBC Two (1982 - 1982)
Schedule: Sundays (70 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: Drama
Episodes ordered: 5 episodes

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Previous Episode

George's Last Ride

Episode 1x05; Nov 7, 1982

After his operation, George Malone walks out of hospital in his pyjamas. Chrissie, Loggo and George's sons return him, but he later leaves again. His wife knows that he wishes to die at home, so Chrissie takes George out in a wheelchair to the docks

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x05: George's Last RideNov 7, 1982
1x04: Yosser's StoryOct 31, 1982
1x03: Shop Thy NeighbourOct 24, 1982
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