Moving On Series 8 (DVD)
Series eight of Jimmy McGovern's star-studded contemporary BBC One drama series.
Winner of a Royal Television Society Award for Best Daytime Programme.
From creator Jimmy McGovern (Accused / The Street) comes five more controversial and moving stories, each driven by the pivotal character's desire or inability to move on at a crucial moment in their lives.
With themes ranging from addiction to lost love, the series casts an uncompromising eye on the every-day drama of modern life.
In Eighteen a teenager from Kabul learns on his birthday that he is about to be deported, and makes the decision to run away to avoid immigration officials. Director Reece Dinsdale won a RTS Television award for this episode.
In Empty Nest a working mum (Katy Cavanagh) tries to prevent her teenage son going on holiday with his girlfriend.
In Zero a man (Charles Dale) is delighted when he is offered a job at the local car factory but learns how tough life on a zero hours contract can be.
In Our House a nurse hires a builder to work on her new hours but is conflicted what to do when he runs off with 2,500 of her money.
And in Burden a man desperate to be back with his separated family acts rashly, leading to tragedy. Starring Warren Brown and Amy Nuttall.
Release Date: 7th May 2018
Run Time: 3 hrs 45 mins
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