Michael Radford / UK 1980 / 2h / Digital
Cast: Isobel Black, Vicki Masson, Phyllis Logan, Irene Sunters, Jean Faulds.
Crowded, dirty, yet full of life, ‘the Lane’ is the only home Janie has ever known. But when the Cruelty Man arrives, bringing the threat of the dreaded orphanage, Janie's contented childhood seems to be at an end.An adaptation of Jessie Kesson’s Scots literary classic which explores growing up on the backstreets of 1920s Aberdeen. From the team that would go on to make 'Another Time, Another Place'.