Threads

Starring: Reece Dinsdale, Karen Meagher, David Brierly, Rita May, Nicholas Lane

The original BBC drama that shocked a generation Winner of four BAFTAs including Best Single Drama The most powerful antinuclear message ever presented on film
Originally broadcast at the height of the nuclear paranoia of the 80s, Threads sent shock waves throughout the country This landmark drama remains the most powerful antinuclear message ever presented on film, and is every bit as shocking today
The threads that hold civilisation together are blasted away in this critically acclaimed, noholdsbarred docudrama about a nuclear attack on a British city during the 1980s
Ruth (Karen Meagher) and Jimmy (Reece Dinsdale) live in Sheffield, and are preparing to get married Tension is rising between the Western powers and Russia, but the couple are blissfully unconcerned with world events as they carry on with their wedding plans
When Russia invades Iran, events take a dramatic turn With no prior warning Russia fires two nuclear warheads over Sheffield, obliterating the city and creating a radioactive wasteland The few survivors are reduced to living in medieval conditions, scavenging for survival as they combat starvation, disease, mental trauma and nuclear winter

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Genre: TV

Release Date: 18th November 2013

Year of production: 1983

Director: Mick Jackson

Running Time: 110 min

Cat No: 135019

Barcode: 5019322350194

No Disc: 1

Format: DVD