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A hidden gem from the master of Liverpool's writing scene
on 23 November 2011
As a fan of Jimmy McGovern and his outstanding work on 'The Street' I approached this series with great expectations. However, Moving On was worked a 'daytime' drama and is alot less violent or traumatic than the tone of 'The Street'. Still I have not been disappointed as Moving On deals with stories of that affect people in their day-to-day lives without glorifying it with swearing, sex or strong violence. This DVD contains five stand alone stories that include the subjects of debt ('Drowning Not Waving'), prejudice ('The Rain Has Stopped'), friends who become enemies ('Bully'), cross dressing ('Dress To Impress') and coming to terms with being the victim of a violent crime ('Butterfly Effect'). The various characters are played by a stella cast of top weight British talent including Sheila Hancock, Lesley Sharpe, Mark Womack, Dervla Kirwin and Ian Hart. I don't think anyone who purchases this DVD will be let down by this much underated series.