Set in Liverpool at the start of the Liverpool 1981 uprisings, PURE PRESSURE tells the story of matriarch Lizzie Leung and her extended family during that turbulent period and beyond.  A widow and a born survivor who has raised her family against the odds, Lizzie Leung has overcome tragedy and guilt that prepares her for the turmoil that follows.

This compelling saga is interspersed with rich vignettes of an ethnically diverse community captured with keen wit and a knowing eye.

Brutal murders, violent confrontations, a forbidden love affair, questions of identity  and political tensions acted out by characters that will stay long in your memory.