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Powerful article from BBC reflecting on The Last Ship's resonance with three former Clyde (Scotland) shipyard workers.

“The plot of Sting's new musical The Last Ship has strong echoes for three former Clyde shipyard workers… Jimmy Cloughley, Linda Hamill and Thomas Brotherston went with me to see the new stage production in which a shipyard faces closure and the workers decide to take control by finishing off the construction of a half-built ship… This is what they experienced in 1971 when they were among thousands of workers at the Upper Clyde Shipbuilders (UCS) who staged a work-in…”


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