When the Boat Comes In: Series 3

This gritty Northern period drama set in Gallowshields on Tyneside between the World Wars, follows the struggles of former sergeant Jack Ford (James Bolam) and the Seaton family as they deal with the aftermath of the Great War, the great depression of the 1920s, trade union activists and an uncaring society. Jack Ford has earned a reputation as someone to be feared and respected in Gallowshields. Realising his ambition to get on, he lives well and doesn't seem to want for money. Continuing to mix with aristocracy while maintaining his Seaton family ties, he also looks out for his union comrades.

Year: 1977
Genre: TV Drama, Television Shows, Deluxe Box Sets
Country: UK
Starring: James Bolam, James Garbutt, Susan Jameson, Jean Heywood, John Nightingale
Duration: 740 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains violence and offensive language.
Location in store: Drama (TV)



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