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Ying is an illegal immigrant from the Fujian province of China who sells pirate DVDs and stolen phones at cafés, pubs and barbershops around Brixton. When an immigration raid leaves her with no friends, no home and no money, Ying finds her only chance of refuge from the Snakehead Gang she is in debt to in the shape of Jamal, the owner of one of the barbershops she sells her DVDs at; An unlikely bond forms between the pair.
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Carol is a single mum whose teenage sons commit an act of random violence that ends in the death of a stranger. Carol turns to the boys’ estranged father Kieran for help, but soon discovers that when it comes to making the impossible choice between protecting them and doing the right thing, she’s on her own.
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Katherine is reluctantly relocated from London to Northampton as part of public spending cuts. Here she meets a disparate yet similarly disillusioned group of workmates. Together they must readjust to their new life, their new surroundings and an inescapable new surrogate family of colleagues. Full of black humor, razor-sharp dialogue and intricately-drawn relationships, this is a timely workplace comedy drama, laced with an acerbically surreal sensibility
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Civil servant Katherine is relocated to Northampton as part of the government cuts. There she encounters a motley crew of workmates: her new boss Danny, Angela, his feisty assistant, Jenny - far too eager, Nathaniel - naïve and clueless, and Anthony - an old-flame of Katherine's that didn't end well. When an HR manager arrives wanting to know about preparations for an important presentation, Katherine has to help Danny cover up the fact that his department has done no work for two years.
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The minister's aide, Martine, arrives from London to pile the pressure on the Northampton team. Katherine has to juggle protecting Danny from himself with actually getting some work done. Meanwhile a secret link between Martine and Jeffries is revealed, while Martine takes a shine to Anthony and Jenny receives some bad news. Danny manages to pull the department back from the brink, drawing inspiration from the most unusual of places.
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Jeffries reveals the real reason she's in Northampton: to streamline the department. Katherine is preoccupied by the anniversary of a traumatic event from her past. She makes a spectacle of herself at her welcome drinks, upsetting practically everyone - especially Anthony, to whom she reveals a dark secret about their shared history. Hungover the next day, Katherine and Danny concoct a cunning plan to delay the presentation to the minister.
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