When the Boat Comes In

When the Boat Comes In: Season 1, Episode 6

After eight weeks, the miners' strike is over, but the pitmen have settled without gaining anything. ("It was either that or starve", admits Bill). Empire Day ("the day that we remember our Empire. The British Empire. The greatest the World has ever seen") is celebrated at Jessie's school: the headmaster, Mr Ashton, leads the children in a spirited, patriotic rendition of Land of Hope and Glory.

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  • Release Date: 1976-01-08
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 60