Hulme Stories

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SNT196919970614

By Bill Taylor. The first of four stories about three generations of the fictional Harrington family, based on the real-life memories of a Manchester community. `Something in the Air'. 1969: bulldozers are closing in and families are being moved into the new unfinished flats, but George refuses to budge. With John McCardle, Jane Hazelgrove, Keith Ladd and Christine Mackie.

SNT197419970621

By Bill Taylor. The second of four stories about three generations of the fictional Harrington family, based on the real-life memories of a Manchester community. `Out of Order'. 1974: a family tragedy for Susan, a single mother with two children, forces her to reassess her passive acceptance of the conditions in which she lives. With Jane Hazelgrove, Keith Ladd and Russell Dixon

SNT198719970628

By Bill Taylor. Four stories about three generations of the fictional Harrington family, based on the real-life memories of a Manchester community. 3: `Dog Days'. 1987: Hulme is now a haven for students, drop-outs and drug addicts, as well as home to some long-surviving families. Everyone has a band, including Susan's daughter, Clare. Old family conflicts are ignited when Clare's cousin Paul visits, looking for an experience of life on the wild side. With Jane Hazelgrove, Matthew Dunster and Keith Ladd. Musicians Harry Stafford, Tim Scott and Stefan Hambrook. Producer Michael Fox

SNT1988Seduction19970705

By Bill Taylor. The last of four stories about the fictional Harrington family, based on the real-life memories of a Manchester community. `Seduction'. 1995. The crescents have been demolished, and a new Hulme has emerged from the rubble. As a party of forty Chinese town planners are inspecting the redevelopment, Clare sees an opportunity to impress her council boss. Susan looks on with pride, but wonders what thirty years of struggle have achieved. With Julia Ford, Jane Hazelgrove, Min Yee Lai and Keith Ladd. Producer Michael Fox