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Drama examining the politics and change across Britain from the Sixties to the Nineties seen through the varying fortunes of four friends. Our Friends in the North is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (9 episodes). The series first aired on January 15, 1996.

Where do I stream Our Friends in the North online? Our Friends in the North is available for streaming on BritBox, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Our Friends in the North on demand at Amazon Prime online.

1 Season, 9 Episodes
January 15, 1996
Cast: Christopher Eccleston, Mark Strong, Gina McKee, Daniel Craig
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Our Friends in the North Full Episode Guide

  • 1995: Florrie has died, Nicky has come back to his roots and Mary; Geordie has become an alcoholic and Tosker realises his dream of a floating nightclub.

  • 1987: On the night of the 1987 hurricane Nicky leaves Mary; Tosker and Elaine, broken by the Stockmarket crash find comfort in each other and Eddie Wells dies of a heart attack.

  • 1984: The miners' strike dominates both the country and the lives of the four friends.

  • 1979: As a new decade approaches, the friends are divided again. Nicky stands for Parliament, Tosker falls in love with the woman of his dreams and Geordie begins to deal in drugs.

  • 1974: The world has turned sour for the four friends. Geordie is in jail, while Tosker works in a sausage factory. Tosker and Mary's marriage is a sham.

  • 1970: Geordie works in Barratt's porn empire, Nicky is a politcal activist - the reunion is disaster. Both wanted by the police. Tosker is a businessman, Mary a local politician.

  • 1967: Geordie flirts with danger in his affair with Barratt's mistress. Mary and Tosker's flat and marriage are both falling apart.

  • 1966: While Harold Wilson and The Beatles rule England, everything has changed for the four from Newcastle.

  • 1964: While Nicky decides he wants to change the world and Geordie heads for London, Mary and Tosker make a life changing mistake.