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Last Updated: Wednesday, 3 March, 2004, 14:59 GMT
BBC TWO
TUESDAY 13 MAY 2003, REPEATED SUNDAY 18 JANUARY 2004

This documentary-style drama, set in the future, is an account of the events of 19 December, 2003 that brought Britain to a standstill.
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