The Street Season 2
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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.
Top Customer Reviews
Once again the stories in Season two (2), as in the first season, are about ordinary "everyday" happenings that evolve into life changing events. Each episode is about ordinary "working class" people living on a lower middle class street in Northern England that are living very ordinary lives experiencing what start out as very ordinary events such as: going to work, arguing with neighbors, taking a taxi, going to school or a social event or going to the store or a nightclub, walking down the street, etc. These ordinary events or happenings morph into "life changing" happenings that completely change the ordinary people's lives that are being portrayed. The "everyday" happenings that become "life changing" events are: murder, out of the ordinary "extra marital affairs"; deteriorating relationships between mother and children, husband and wife and families being torn asunder, etc.
If you want to be highly entertained and to be "awed" at some marvelous "TV viewing" get Season two (2) of "Street" because, I feel, that it is great.
There is a lot of food for thought in this series, especially one story in particular.....Very good DRAMA.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Stories are so interesting. You never know how they're going to end.Published 11 months ago by Yankee1