Boyle’s 80s television dramas to be released on BBC Store
A NUMBER of previously unreleased Danny Boyle-directed TV dramas are to be made available on the BBC Store.
The multi-award winning director is being celebrated with the collection ahead of the release of his long-awaited sequel to the Trainspotting.
It includes a trilogy of hourlong stories looking at the next Northern Ireland generation which were originally broadcast in September 1987.
The series includes Scout, which follows a veteran Manchester United football scout looking for the next George Best in Belfast. Also to be released is the Sinead Cusack-starring Monkeys, broadcast in February 1989. Cusack plays widowed Lily, who lives a sheltered life in Co Donegal until two boys find horrifying secret in her hen house.
DANNY BOYLE: TV dramas were aired in the late 1980s.