WINNER / Best Drama Series / BAFTA TV Awards
WINNER / Best Drama Series / International Emmy Awards
Created by BAFTA Award winning television screenwriter Jimmy McGovern (Cracker, Accused), The Street is an outstanding drama series about life behind the front doors of everyday working-class families on a street in Manchester, northern England. The inhabitants of The Street do their best to be good people as they struggle with moral choices in hard-hitting, individual stories of poverty, addiction, sexuality, unemployment and crime. With the brilliant acting talents of David Thewlis, Timothy Spall, Matt Smith, Gina McKee, Mark Benton, Melanie Hill, Toby Kebbell, Lorraine Ashbourne, Jodhi May, Michelle Fairley and many others, each riveting episode captures perfectly the moving reality of ordinary human lives.