Canvey Island

The story of changing times in post-war Britain over 40 years, concentrating on one family, beginning with the epic floods of 1953.

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0120060515

Martin and his mother struggle for survival in the huge Canvey Island floods of 1953.

And everything changes.

0220060516

As University looms, Martin is forced to break up with Linda - his one great love.

But Cambridge proves an eye-opening experience.

0320060517

With her marriage already under strain, Claire leaves with her daughter Lucy to join the protestors on Greenham Common.

0420060518

While Claire is at Greenham Common, Martin revisits Canvey Island and finds it impossible to avoid seeing Linda - his first true love.

He prays that Claire will not find out.

05 LAST20060519

Martin begins to re-evaluate his relationship with his often distant father.

He also hopes to learn the truth about Len's relationship with Violet.