1990 (1977– )

TV Series   |    |  Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller


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In a dystopian future, Britain is under the grip of the Home Office's Public Control Department (PCD), a tyrannically oppressive bureaucracy riding roughshod over the population's civil liberties.


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Creator:

Wilfred Greatorex

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16 November 2009 | hamlet-16
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| a great series ....it should be seen!
This series about an authoritarian Britain very much in the model of 1984 was timely in 1978 but even more so today.

With the overwhelming presence of CCTV, attempts to control the internet and the reluctance of the UK government to abide rulings that it destroy DNA samples of innocent persons picked up by the police but never charged or found not guilty in court cases and numerous reductions in civil rights because of "terrorism" etc. the scenario at the heart of "1990" is well and truly with us.

No wonder this series is not available on DVD ...the powers that be would be terrified of it!

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Release Date:

18 September 1977

Language

English


Country of Origin

UK

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