Years And Years: The most political drama of the year?

Nick Barlow
5 min readMay 17, 2019
The Lyons family (picture from BBC)

This post contains spoilers for the first episode of the BBC’s Years And Years.

If I was to talk about Russell T Davies haven’t written a very political series for BBC One, you’d probably assume I was talking about last year’s A Very English Scandal. After all, that’s got all the elements of a political drama, hasn’t it? Lots of establishing shots of the Palace of…

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Nick Barlow

Former academic and politician, now walking, cycling and working out what comes next. https://linktr.ee/nickbarlow