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The Village

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

It is the present day. Bert Middleton is the second oldest man in Britain, and a film is being made about his life and his village. He takes us back to the summer of 1914, when he was twelve years old. Bert and his brother Joe fall in love with the same woman, and Britain declares war on Germany. Joe considers whether he should enlist, and Grace pushes him to seek his freedom. Show less

Contributors

John Middleton:
John Simm
Grace Middleton:
Maxine Peake
Edmund Allingham:
Rupert Evans
Clem Allingham:
Juliet Stevenson
Old Bert:
David Ryall
Young Bert:
Bill Jones
Crispin Ingham:
Stephen Walters
Alf Rutter:
Matt O'Donnell
Gerard Eyre:
Matt Stokoe
Caro Allingham:
Emily Beecham
Mrs H Housekeeper:
Katherine Dow Blyton
Peter the Landlord:
Jim Cartwright
George Allingham:
Augustus Prew
Norma Greaves:
Ainsley Howard
Arnold Hankin:
Anthony Flanagan
Recruitment Officer:
Tom Berish
Producer:
Emma Burge
Director:
Antonia Bird

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