They say Christmas is a time for forgiving and for forgetting, a time of love and laughter and joy ever after. But when all hope seems lost, what peace is there to be found? This is Christmas. This is England. Christmas 1988, Lol struggles to cope with what life has thrown at her. Haunted by the devastating events which took place 18 months previously, she finds her reserves of strength ebbing away. With her soul mate Woody, heartbroken from her betrayal and in self-imposed exile from the gang, Lol becomes increasingly isolated and alone. Episode One: ItGÇÖs 23rd December 1988. Life isnGÇÖt looking so festive for some. Lol is struggling to cope with new responsibilities and past haunts. Smell and Shaun are still together, just about. ShaunGÇÖs gone all lothario attending drama college, preparing for the Christmas play with new girl in town, Fay. And Woody has a new girlfriend, the lovely Jennifer. Lovely, but no Lol - the polar opposite to Lol. Milky returns from some time away, but what reception will he get..? Episode Two: Christmas Eve and thereGÇÖs a decision to make. WoodyGÇÖs been offered a promotion at work GÇô fast track up the management ladder or motorway to mediocrity, depends how you look at it. LolGÇÖs crying out for help. She pays a visit to Combo in prison. Shaun takes centre stage for his acting debut. In true style the gang all attend, well, all apart from Woody. Smells suspicions are heightened when she walks in on Shaun and FayGÇÖs intimate rehearsals backstage. ThereGÇÖs an after party. GÇÿTis the season to be jolly, but is it all going to end in tears? Episode Three: Its Christmas Day, ShaunGÇÖs messed up big style this time and its hit him hard. The gang are getting merry until they bump head first into Woody and Jennifer. The first time Woody and Milky have seen each other sinceGÇªPunches fly, itGÇÖs messy. Things are coming to a head for Lol too; sheGÇÖs not coping and is struggling to find any kind of peace. ItGÇÖs gotta get worse before it gets better. This is Christmas, This is England GÇÿ88.
This is England '88
This is Christmas, This is England '88!