Moving On Series 11 (DVD)
Mark Addy, Neve McIntosh and Julie Graham star in the BBC drama anthology series created by Jimmy McGovern.
McGovern’s themes are dark and disturbingly close to home, the issues complex and provocative. They range from homophobia in sport to prison tags and the nuances of redundancy; from all-consuming grief to life-changing secrets.
Joe is released from prison for a crime he says he didn’t commit and fitted with an electronic tag. But he withholds his past from his new girlfriend and neglects to tell her about his 7pm curfew. Starring Tom McKay.
A woman who has been blind for 20 years has her sight successfully restored through surgery. But she struggles with her new world and the unforeseen consequences for her and her family. Starring Kacey Ainsworth.
Man of Steel
A former rugby league legend, and now a local hero, is blackmailed by his ex who threatens to expose a secret that he’s been hiding all his life. Starring Mark Addy
A middle-aged woman is forced to fight for her job and is pitted against a vulnerable younger woman. In trying to prove her role is vital, she reaches a surprising conclusion. Starring Julie Graham.
A bereaved mother forms an attachment to a young homeless man, a ringer for her son who died suddenly nine months before. Starring Neve McIntosh.
Jimmy McGovern’s anthology series has been running since 2009 featuring Britain’s top acting and writing talent, telling contemporary stories about people confronting the dilemmas life throws at them.