Holding on Episode 1 (1977)

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First in a six-part serial following the fortunes of the Wheelwright family, in particular Charlie, in London's dockland over half a century. Charlie is born to Dora and Jack, the latter a stevedore in the London docks. However, when Charlie is still young Jack is fatally injured in an accident at work, leaving Dora widowed with two children to bring up. The quiet and inoffensive Herbert, who brings her the insurance money for Jack's death gradually strikes up a friendship with her over the months, which she responds to.

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