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MAGGIE

Synopsis

Raised in Stepney, the heart of London's East End, Maggie Riley is the only child of an Irish widower. When she becomes pregnant at the age of fifteen she is delighted. But life is a constant struggle - to bring up her four sons, and to cope with a part-time husband. That struggle is set against critical events of the era: the Depression, the Blackshirt marches, the devastation of World War II and its aftermath.