one of the most vivid and demanding bits of television drama

Dennis Potter, the Gerald Scarfe of the moving image, has provided us with one of the most vivid and demanding bits of television drama since - well - since Pennies from Heaven, and, perhaps, one of the most telling autobiographies of the age.

We should treasure it, although it is not the only - nor indeed the best - drama serial about betrayal and the confusion of youth


last updated october 2014