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1918 sees meat rationing being introduced so that Hallie and her husband Eustace, employed by the Ministry of Food, have considerable success with their vegetarian fare. Helen Bentrich, ... See full summary »

Director:

Paul Copeland

Writer:

Isobel Charman

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Giles Alderson ... Arthur Burke
Olivia Colman ... Herself - Narrator (voice)
Claire Foy ... Helen Bentwich
Gerard Kearns ... Ted Poole
Henry Lloyd-Hughes ... Duff Cooper
Rosalind March Rosalind March
Verity Marshall ... Ms. Harrold
Tuppence Middleton ... Diana Manners
Harry Miller Harry Miller ... Thomas Poole
Adrian Scarborough ... Winston Churchill
Alison Steadman ... Hallie Miles
Nathan Stewart-Jarrett ... Arthur Roberts
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1918 sees meat rationing being introduced so that Hallie and her husband Eustace, employed by the Ministry of Food, have considerable success with their vegetarian fare. Helen Bentrich, sacked from the arsenal for her socialist viewpoint, throws herself into the organization of the Women's Land Army. She will later become a social worker in the Middle East and the Labour leader of London County Council, surviving to age eighty. Alfred Duff Cooper's post at the Foreign Office has protected him from conscription but in 1918 he joins the Grenadier Guards as a lieutenant and is awarded the DSO for bravery. He laments the deaths of his university contemporaries to his glamorous sweetheart Diana Manners, to whom he will be married until his death in 1954. Arthur Roberts, a black shipyard worker from Glasgow, has witnessed horrific carnage which he records in his diaries. Although falsely accused of damaging a pair of boots and almost facing court martial he is not subject to racism and can ... Written by don @ minifie-1

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Language:

English

Release Date:

2 February 2015 (USA) See more »

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Shiver See more »
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Stereo

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Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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