Collection of four made-for-TV films, written by David Leland, which paint a picture of Thatcher's Britain in the early 1980s. 'Flying Into the Wind' (1982) stars Graham Crowden in a story of parents who wish to remove their children from the education system and have them home schooled. 'Made in Britain' (1982) is a critically acclaimed study of alienation and disaffection starring Tim Roth.
Skinhead Trevor (Roth) is a car thief with no regard whatsoever for authority figures.
His social worker realizes that Trevor is highly intelligent, but any attempts to control his behaviour have disastrous results - Trevor is set on the road to self-destruction. 'Birth of a Nation' (1982) follows Mr Figg (Jim Broadbent), an old-fashioned school teacher who is forced, abruptly, to face up to the changing ways of teaching.
Finally, 'R.H.I.N.O.' (1982) follows Angela (Deltha McLeod), a black girl living in London, trying to deal with the inequalities of a changing society.