The extraordinary debut feature by the renowned artist Richard Billingham returns to the striking photographs of his family during Thatcher-era Britain. On the outskirts of Birmingham and the margins of society the Billingham family perform extreme rituals and break cultural taboos as they muddle through a life decided by factors beyond their control.

‘Thatcher’s Britain provides more than a backdrop for Richard Billingham’s enriching autobiographical study of a family torn apart by poverty, neglect and depression in a West Midlands council flat.’ - Ben Nicholson, Sight & Sound