The Mill Series 2 DVD|
Based on powerful true stories The Mill continues its tale of workers at the time of the industrial revolution – a revolution that would build an empire for the bosses and a new world of unionised labour and the vote for the workers. But first there is much to be done. Young Esther Price a girl not afraid to stand up for her rights almost loses her job but instead finds herself negotiating her freedom. As she prepares to move into a place of her own life at the Mill faces new challenges. Migrant labourers have arrived in the form of the Howlett family from down South and the father John soon rises to the role of new overseer. Paid by the piece his attempts to improve output and his wages may lead to disaster. Another newcomer Peter is a black apprentice brought over from the Greg Plantation in the West Indies to speak in favour of the abolition of slavery. All around is change and striving with workers rallying for their rights and the Greg Family struggling to maintain the status quo. Regardless the future awaits them kicking and screaming like a newborn baby with all that is both good and bad still to come. Including the The Real Mill documentaryfrom£10.19 | RRP:
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All six episodes from series two of the Channel 4 drama set in 1833 at the height of the British Industrial Revolution. At the heart of the story is Esther Price (Kerrie Hayes), a girl who works in a factory owned by the Greg family. Like many of her peers, Esther struggles with the low pay, long shifts and dangerous working conditions that were the hallmark of Britain's factories in the 19th century. However, unlike many others, Esther is prepared to stick up for herself - an astonishing feat of bravery given the ruthlessness of the men who oversee her work. Will she help inspire a change for the better?
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