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Docu-drama 'Threads, 1980s

Last updated 12 March 2012, created 12 March 2012, viewed 783

Extract from 'Threads', a feature length docu-drama based on the political situation at the time and the possibility of nuclear war. The drama follows two ordinary families in Sheffield during the build-up to and aftermath of a nuclear strike on Britain. Jimmy is soon to be married and has his mind More…on enjoying his remaining days as a single man, while his father is worrying about the future as fighter jets fly over his allotment. In the background the radio news reports military build-up and rising tension between the nuclear powers.

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