Barriers is a British children's television series, created and written by William Corlett, and made by Tyne Tees Television for ITV between 1981 and 1982.

The series starred Benedict Taylor as Billy Stanyon, a teenager facing up to the loss of his parents in a sailing accident only to discover that he was adopted. Billy then sets off on a journey to find his real parents that takes him across Europe. The series was filmed on location in Scotland, Germany and Austria.

Barriers lasted for two series and other notable cast members included Paul Rogers, Laurence Naismith, Siân Phillips, Patricia Lawrence, Nicholas Courtney, Robert Addie, Natalie Forbes and Ellie Nicol-Hilton.

Other articles related to "barriers, barrier":

Human Stampedes - Prevention
... be prevented by organization and traffic control, such as barriers ... On the other hand, barriers in some cases may funnel the crowd towards an already-packed area, such as in the Hillsborough disaster ... Hence barriers can be a solution in preventing or a key factor in causing a stampede ...
Study Software - Barriers
... Barriers to the use of study software include Requires hardware, and in some cases electronic access to the content, and neither might be available ...
Cable Barrier
... A cable barrier, sometimes referred to as guard cable or wire rope safety barrier (WRSB), is a type of roadside or median safety barrier ... As is the case with any roadside barrier, its primary purpose is to prevent a vehicle from leaving the traveled way and striking a fixed object or ... Also similar to most roadside barriers, cable barriers function by capturing and/or redirecting the errant vehicle ...
Concrete Step Barrier - United Kingdom
... UK Highways Agency policy is that all new motorway schemes are to use high-containment concrete barriers in the central reserve ... All existing motorways will introduce concrete barriers into the central reserve as part of ongoing upgrades and through replacement when these systems ... This change of policy applies only to barriers in the central reserve of high-speed roads and not to verge-side barriers ...

Famous quotes containing the word barriers:

    In America the majority raises formidable barriers around the liberty of opinion; within these barriers an author may write what he pleases, but woe to him if he goes beyond them.
    Alexis de Tocqueville (1805–1859)

    ... in love, barriers cannot be destroyed from the outside by the one to whom the cause despair, no matter what he does; and it is only when he is no longer concerned with them that, suddenly, as a result of work coming from elsewhere, accomplished within the one who did not love him, these barriers, formerly attacked without success, fall futilely.
    Marcel Proust (1871–1922)

    ... so far from entrenching human conduct within the gentle barriers of peace and love, religion has ever been, and now is, the deepest source of contentions, wars, persecutions for conscience sake, angry words, angry feelings, backbitings, slanders, suspicions, false judgments, evil interpretations, unwise, unjust, injurious, inconsistent actions.
    Frances Wright (1795–1852)