The Queen’s Longest Reign: Elizabeth & Victoria
Casts: Cecile Reynaud, Chelsey Oliver, Deirdre Murphy, Kate Williams, Lopa Patel, Mike Pullin, Queen Elizabeth II, Robert Lacey, Roy Strong, Sajid Javid, Sophie Raworth
Comedy panel show about people with the same first name, hosted by Sue Perkins.
Based on the 1973 rock opera album of the same name by The Who, this is the story of 60s teenager Jimmy. At work he slaves in a dead-end job. While after, he shops for tailored suits and rides his scooter as part of the London Mod scene.
Due to a female passenger falling out of her top whilst running for the bus Stan is distracted and crashes the bus resulting in the depot managers car being written off. As a result Stan, Jack and Blakey are fired. Stan and Jack soon get new jobs as a bus crew at a Pontins holiday resort but discover that Blakey has also gotten a job there as the chief security guard.
The first of several social realism films by Ken Loach, this had less impact than those made as TV plays. Poor Cow follows the tangled life of Joy, who turns to Dave after her lover is jailed for theft. When Dave in turn is jailed, she is left with a son to keep. When he goes missing, she sees what’s important.