He immediately thinks she has died, but Lol's mother and friends including Milky inform him that she is alive, doing well and is nearby having a smoke. Insinuating that his mother slept with Mr. Lol's crying out for help. Lol seeks solace in a midnight mass service, but it does not ease her pain, and she has visions of Mick again. Following a moment of silence, Shaun bids Combo farewell and leaves. Woody and Milky go around inviting all their friends to their wedding, which is going to be a surprise to Lol. Lol starts to drown her sorrows and distances herself away from both of her lovers, especially when Milky fearfully does not defend Lol against Mick when he visits her to deny her allegations of sexual abuse.
Not a Christmas Day goes by without at least a tiny mishap. His breath-snatching reaction on hearing the news is astoundingly truthful; the later exchange between co-star McClure equally so. The episode ends with Combo arriving in prison, after being charged with manslaughter. Shaun's gone all lothario attending drama college, preparing for the Christmas play with new girl in town, Fay. A new bully, Flip, takes Harvey's place as Shaun's tormentor and leads a gang Harvey is the first person to hit Flip for threatening Shaun in episode 3.
Smell and Shaun are still together, just about. Channel 4 broadcast the number for a rape crisis helpline at the end of the episode. It's Christmas Eve and there's a decision to make. Meanwhile, most of the gang is out getting merry until they bump into Woody and Jennifer. The school in which Shaun sits his history exam is Gladys Buxton school in as nearby Gleadless Valley Comprehensive School was closed and demolished in the 1990s. This now-preserved bus was supplied by of Leeds. He said Milky was alive and that Woody has a factory job and was about to marry Lol.
Lambretta-riding Woody mockingly refers to the mopeds as , and, as the tension escalates, it breaks out into a fight between Woody's and Flip's gangs, resulting in Police intervention. Fay has a party at her house to celebrate the success of the play, and Shaun finds her upstairs alone in her bedroom. Watch This Is England '88 Online. Shane Meadows, the director, held Woody in exile, from any of the other cast members on set. Smell angrily breaks up with Shaun and storms out, leaving him devastated. It's Christmas Day, Shaun's messed up big style this time and it's hit him hard. This Is England '88; Genre: Drama: Written by: Shane Meadows Jack Thorne: Directed by: Shane Meadows.
Sandhu now a surrogate father to Shaun comfort Shaun and promise him that Smell will eventually forgive him. She then goes to Mick's house, armed with a hammer to confront him, just as Mick is in the process of abandoning the household again. The others break up the fight and lead Milky away, with Woody repeatedly screaming how he loved Milky like a brother. Shane Meadows' This Is England follow-up catches up with the gang in the Christmas of 1988. Meaning, when Woody bumped into the gang his reactions where completely real as he actually didn't know any of it was going to happen. Like the film version previously, stars as Shaun, with central roles played by as Woody, now a scooter-riding mod, although girlfriend Lol and her friend Trev stay loyal to their roots and still wear the skinhead garb.
Woody's been offered a promotion at work - fast track up the management ladder or motorway to mediocrity, depends on how you look at it. She thanks him for having always been there to support her, and apologises for the way she treated him when he returned to the gang. Mick violently rapes Trev and immediately after tells her to leave. Episode Summary: Renowned filmmaker Shane Meadows follows up the explosive award-winning This Is England '86 with three new one-hour films. Surely more awards are pending for this splendid programme and long may England live. She and Woody both find themselves struggling to cope with their lives without each other after he leaves the gang. Forget all the Christmas specials and seasonal 'bumper' editions of your favorite shows that usually fail to live up to the hype.
Well, all apart from Woody. This is Christmas, This is England '88. Then there's the after-show party. In true style the gang all attend. Sheffield landmarks such as the and Neepsend Gasholder are also seen. It's gotta get worse before it gets better. But going by the frantic festive run-up the This is England lot had, it was inevitable that their December 25th took seasonal drama to a whole new level.
For me though, It's McLure all the way. Visibly shaken, but touched by Combo's sacrifice, Woody tells Lol he still loves her and can't be with anyone else. He is found by Lol's mother and taken to the same hospital as Meggy, where he reunites with Smell, but does not join the rest of the gang in Meggy's room. The rejoining of Lol and Woody might be cockles-warming, but their situation remains in many ways less than cheery. Gadget is bullied and isolated from his friends by a controlling, sexually charged Trudy, so he decides to end their unusual eight-day relationship after urging from Harvey, who tells him that Trudy has had sex with Woody, Milky, Meggy, Gadget and himself, and also realises that Winston is Meggy's son after seeing them playing on the together Meggy himself fails to notice Winston's resemblance to him, due to Winston being dressed up as. As he comforts her it seems likely that they will reconcile - unlike Smell and Shaun,who are seen spending Christmas apart. Shaun also has sex with Smell in the pub toilets.
In response, Woody tells him they will get married that day. Meadows said that Combo would return, that the fate of Milky would be revealed, and that a wedding between Woody and Lol would be called off. In the third and final film, it's Christmas Day; Shaun's messed up big style this time and it's hit him hard. The gang is getting merry until they bump head first into Woody and Jennifer. Lol accuses Mick of raping Trev and presents the hammer, indicating that she intends to kill him with it, and he responds by attacking her. Shaun, meanwhile, reunites with Smell, and on her advice, returns home to apologise to his mother and give his blessing on her relationship with Mr. Shaun is shown having Christmas dinner with his mother and Mr.
In this first film it's December 23 and life isn't looking so festive for some. Aired at 10pm on Thursday 15th December 2011 on Channel 4. Flip orders Shaun to help him stage Flip defending his crush Gemma from a staged insult from Shaun. Milky is welcomed back into the gang after spending some time away, but after Woody sees them together in the pub, old wounds re-appear. After urging from his mother, Shaun later gets a job working in a video rentals shop owned by Mr.