The Mighty Redcar

What does family, community and home mean to a generation of youngsters as they approach the threshold and responsibilities of adulthood? Set in the town of Redcar, North Yorkshire, this documentary series tells the stories of the town's young people as they decide where, and what, home really means and see what their future has in store for them.

In a snapshot of today's Britain, family, friendship, loyalty, ambition and opportunity will be explored in a series that will not only offer insight into everyday family life but also the hopes and aspirations that exist within different generations. By following the young people of the town along with their families and friends, the documentary will explore a community with natural warmth and honesty and capture the real-life stories of a British town through the people it is relying on for its future.

Show Info

Airs on: United Kingdom BBC Two (2018 - now)
Schedule: Thursdays at 21:00 (45 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Documentary
Episodes ordered: 4 episodes

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Episode 2

Episode 1x02; Sep 13, 2018

In episode two of this real life soap opera set in Redcar, North Yorkshire, we catch up with 19-year-old James who is being mentored by local businessman Ray to help keep him out of trouble.When Ray discovers James has been arrested for a crime he's

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x02: Episode 2Sep 13, 2018
1x01: Episode 1Sep 6, 2018
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