Our Friends in the North (1996)

A nine part series depicting the varying fortunes of four friends - Nicky, Geordie, Mary and Tosker - from the optimistic times of 1964 to the uncertainties of 1995. Taking nine pivotal years (1964, 1966, 1967, 1970, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1987, 1995) the personal lives of the characters become intertwined with the political struggles of their home town of Newcastle, and the capital, London. We also see the machinations behind the scenes that affect their lives, often for the worse: slum housing projects, police corruption, the rise of Thatcherism, political sleaze, and specific events like the 1984 Miners' Strike.

  • Simon Cellan Jones
  • Stuart Urban
  • Pedr James
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  • Release Date: 1996-01-13
  • Views: 148
  • Language: en
  • Runtime: 623

Christopher Eccleston

Nicky Hutchinson

David Bradley

Eddie Wells

Mark Strong

Tosker Cox

Malcolm McDowell

Benny Barratt

Daniel Craig

Geordie Peacock

Gina McKee

Mary Cox

Peter Vaughan

Felix Hutchinson

Alun Armstrong

Austin Donohue

Freda Dowie

Florrie Hutchinson

Danny Webb

DI Ron Conrad

David Schofield

DCI John Salway

Geoffrey Hutchings

John Edwards

Donald Sumpter

Harold Chapple

Tony Haygarth

Roy Johnson

Daniel Casey

Anthony Cox

Peter Jeffrey

Colin Blamire

Julian Fellowes

Claud Seabrook

Larry Lamb

Alan Roe

Craig Conway

Christopher Collins

Chris Walker

DCI Paul Boyd

Pete Lee-Wilson

Colin Butler

Robert Putt


Stephen Marcus

Cyril Hellyer

Gavin Muir

Father Kyle

Doreen Mantle

Mrs Wilson

George Sweeney

DS Morris

Joanna Bacon


Sean Gilder

PC Lukoschek

Pearce Quigley


David MacCreedy

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