Tales of love across two films highlighting the very different challenges that face the couples, With Michael and Thomas just after WWII, and Adam and Steve in the present day.
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 Adam Berryman (2 episodes, 2017)
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 Flora Berryman (2 episodes, 2017)
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 Michael Berryman (2 episodes, 2017)
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 Rita (1 episode, 2017)
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 Flora Talbot (1 episode, 2017)
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 Steve (1 episode, 2017)
James Godden ...
 Private Begley (1 episode, 2017)
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 Vet receptionist (1 episode, 2017)
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 Private Bates (1 episode, 2017)
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 Sous chef (1 episode, 2017)
James McArdle ...
 Thomas March (1 episode, 2017)
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 Caspar Nicholson (1 episode, 2017)
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 Claudie (1 episode, 2017)
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 Major Fanshawe (1 episode, 2017)
Eddie Arnold ...
 David (1 episode, 2017)
Ben Barker ...
 Travis (1 episode, 2017)
Oliver Finnegan ...
 Wykeham (1 episode, 2017)
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 Dwight (1 episode, 2017)
William Hoyland ...
 Headmaster (1 episode, 2017)
Eileen Page ...
 Geraldine (1 episode, 2017)
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 Jennifer (1 episode, 2017)
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 Lucien (1 episode, 2017)
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 Daphne (1 episode, 2017)
Gay Hamilton ...
 Agnes (1 episode, 2017)
Paul Clayton ...
 Registrar (1 episode, 2017)
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 Bruno (1 episode, 2017)
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 Midwife (1 episode, 2017)
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 Muscled Man (1 episode, 2017)
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 Mrs. March (1 episode, 2017)
Warren Sollars ...
 Grufff bear (1 episode, 2017)
Babajide Fado ...
 Lorry Driver (1 episode, 2017)
Ed White ...
 Shopwalker (1 episode, 2017)
Arthur Bateman ...
 Robert (2 episodes, 2017)
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Tales of love across two films highlighting the very different challenges that face the couples, With Michael and Thomas just after WWII, and Adam and Steve in the present day.

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A nice drama to watch, but not yet perfect!
7 August 2017 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

After I had seen the 1st part about the heartbreaking love story of the two lovers Oliver Jackson-Cohen as Michael Berryman and James McArdie as Thomas March, I was looking forward to see how their love story would be going on. Unfortunately it has actually stopped at the end of episode 1. Episode 2 is actually another gay love story about the grandson of Michael. You can say it is a drama crossing generations.

That is exactly the problem, two hours for two love stories is simply too short to achieve a better outcome. Especially the love story between Michael Berryman and Thomas March is simply too short and that I guess and believe most of the viewers would like to watch a longer story for that part. The casting of the two actors Oliver Jackson-Cohen and James McArdie for the two roles are really perfect. They have the chemistry as that pretty pair. Their acting is perfect, watching them in this film just feel like that they are a pair of real lovers.

On a contrary the casting of the love couple of episode 2 (Julian Morris and David Gyasi) is not good. They are good actors but there is no chemistry between the two at all. If one has seen the chemistry which Oliver Jackson-Cohen and James McArdie have delivered in episode 1, one will feel the difference like fruit juice and plain water.

Also the story plot of episode 2 is also weaker too. It does not bring out much passion and spirits. However with crossing generations story lines and add with warm family love and tie between grandma and grand son, it is in a way still a nice episode to watch. The grandma's acting is nice too.

In my opinion, if the complete series is in three hours or at least two and a half hour long (like most 80's mini-series) with a longer well crafted story for the first part and eventually also for the second part, plus a better match casting for the leading roles of the second part, it will surely be much better. I therefore give it 7 stars only.


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