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by Natalie Mitchell

Where do you go for your self-esteem when you've no job and no future?

Gary starts looking in all the wrong places.

Gary - Tom Brooke

Frank - Peter Wight

Rachel - Lizzy Watts

Danny - Joe Absolom

Adam - Ben Crowe

Michael - Nyasha Hatendi

Interviewer - Craig Els

Youth - Adeel Akhtar

55 year old Frank is an-old school skinhead, embracing the music, fashion and politics of the culture since he was a teenager - reggae, Ska, regulation Fred Perry and Harrington and respect for a multi cultural Britain.

A printwork veteran and union activist, he believes the working class have to stick together, regardless of where they're from or the colour of their skin.

Frank's son Gary has been bought up to respect the same values as his dad. But Gary has been out of work so long he thinks he'll never get another chance. And how can he make his dad proud of him like his brother Anthony who was killed in Afghanistan. Maybe the answer lies in the politics of protest, protecting the memory of his brother and soldiers like him. Standing up against the anti-war protestors. Standing up for what's British...

First broadcast in October 2011.

Where do you go for your self-esteem

when you've no job and no future?

Frank's son Gary has been bought up to respect the same values as his dad.

But Gary has been out of work so long he thinks he'll never get another chance.

And how can he make his dad proud of him like his brother Anthony who was killed in Afghanistan.

Maybe the answer lies in the politics of protest, protecting the memory of his brother and soldiers like him.

Standing up against the anti-war protestors.

Standing up for what's British...

Play about a young unemployed man who wants to make his family proud of him.