Asbestos obsessed Tavaris is an outcast who, upon graduating from university, finds himself on the dole in a stagnant economy in Northern England where the government is apathetic and the people are angry.
Still living with his mother in his childhood bedroom, his bunk bed along with his life are gradually falling to pieces around him as he struggles to transition to the adult world. Afflicted with a revolutionary mindset, he abhors daytime television and aspires to lead a gang of bank robbing old age pensioners.
Eventually, after applying for hundreds of jobs a cold calling company unluckily recruits him and once he is set loose on the phone lines he cannot resist but to dispense his own form of anarchy.
From the devastation of getting expelled from education to the absurdity of the unemployment system to the dullness of working in a call-centre; An English Depression provides an idiosyncratic perspective of universal struggles that adhere to a sense of injustice within contemporary society.
Please be aware that this text contains explicit language and adult themes.