When the Boat Comes In is a British television period drama produced by the BBC between 1976 and 1981.
Set in Gallowshields on Tyneside between the two World Wars, this story follows the life of ex-sergeant Jack Ford and the Seaton family as they deal with the aftermath of the Great War, the Great 1920s Depression and trade union activists.
Dolly leaves Jack to be with Tom. Jack gets them both jobs on the duke’s staff. He becomes increasingly friendly with Lady Caroline and buys land from her to spite Manners. Billy finally accepts Jack’s job offer, saying that the money he earns will be split between repaying his family and Stoker’s clinic.
When the Boat Comes In Series
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Production & Filming Details
- Release Date: 07 January 1977.
- Rating: 12.
- Running Time: 50 minutes (per episode).
- Country: UK.
- Language: English.