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The Miners' Strike

Documentary which captures the extraordinary passions unleashed by the 1984 miners' strike and examines how it changed Britain forever. Mining villages were consumed by violence and hatred as pickets fought running battles with police and striking and working miners were locked in confrontation.

With powerful interviews, evocative archive and dramatic reconstructions, the film follows the lives of five young miners from one village through a torrid but exciting year.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sat 8 Aug 2009 21:30


Role Contributor
Executive ProducerFiona Stourton
ProducerSteve Condie