The return of the acclaimed and gripping drama from award winning writer Jimmy McGovern . The Street delves into the extraordinary lives of ordinary people at momentous points in their lives. Each episode stands alone as we get to know The Street's residents one by one. McGovern takes us behind closed doors to find a street brimming with deceit, anger, frustration, friendship, love and redemption. A star studded cast including Timothy Spall , Mark Benton, David Thewlis and Gina McKee take us on a series of bittersweet journeys of everyday pain, suffering and hope.