All the episodes from the first series of the classic BBC drama which follows the adventures of Sgt Jack Ford (James Bolam) when he returns from World War One to the poverty of his Tyneside home. The episodes included are: 'A Land Fit For Heroes and Idiots', 'Say Hello ... Say Tirra', 'Fish in Woolly Jumpers', 'Swords and Pick Handles', 'Cold Comfort', 'Empire Day on the Slag Heap', 'A First Time For Everything', 'Paddy Boyle's Discharge', 'Angel on Horseback', 'King for a Day', 'Happy New Year - Some Say', 'Heads You Win - Tails I Lose', and 'Kind-Hearted Rat With a Lifebelt'.
The entire second series of the classic BBC drama which follows the adventures of Sgt Jack Ford (James Bolam). Jack has returned from the battlefields of World War One to the poverty of his native Tyneside, and has now been elected District Secretary of the Fitter's Union. Includes the episodes: 'Ask for Twopence, Take a Penny', 'Tram Ride to the Bluebell', 'A Pillowful of Buttercups', 'Roubles for the Promised Land', 'Some Bulbs to Keep the Garden Bright', 'God and Love and Wellesley Street', 'Whatever Made You Think the War Was Over?', 'Ladies, Women, Sweethearts and Wives', 'After the Bonfire', 'A Wreath With Our Names On', 'The Way It Was in Murmansk', 'In the Front Line You Get Shot At' and 'The Simple Pleasures of the Rich'.
All fifteen episodes of the third series of the popular TV drama. Jack Ford (James Bolam) has returned from the battlefields of World War One to the poverty of his native Tyneside, and has now been elected District Secretary of the Fitter's Union. Includes the episodes: 'A House Divided', 'A Tiger, a Lamb, and a Basket of Fruit', 'My Bonny Lass, Goodbye', 'A Ticket to Care for the Wounded', 'Travel Light, Travel Far', 'Requiem For a Loser', 'Debts Owed, Debts Paid', The Empire Builders', Look Up and See the Sky', 'Letters From Afar', 'The Father of Lies', 'Diamond Cut Diamond', 'A Marriage and a Massacre', 'High Life and Hunger' and 'Please Say Goodbye Before You Go'.
The complete fourth series of the seventies TV drama 'When the Boat Comes In'. After becoming a victim of the Wall Street crash, a former Army sergeant leaves New York and returns home to an economically depressed Gallowsields on Tyneside at the end of the First World War. Soon he is finding old friends and rebuilding his life.