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Wartime Farm

Episode 8

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Recreating the farming conditions of 1945, with Britain partly responsible for feeding populations across the war-torn continent following victory in Europe. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ruth Goodman
Presenter:
Alex Langlands
Presenter:
Peter Ginn
Producer:
Naomi Benson
Director:
Naomi Benson
Executive Producer:
David Upshal

Wartime Farm

Episode 2

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

History programme recreating British farming as it was during World War II. The team tackle the conditions faced in 1940, in the face of rationing and the Blitz. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ruth Goodman
Presenter:
Alex Langlands
Producer:
Naomi Benson
Director:
Naomi Benson
Executive Producer:
David Upshal
Presenter:
Peter Ginn

Wartime Farm

Episode 1

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

History programme recreating British farming as it was during WWII, when farmers had to double production. The historian-farmers must reclaim land and prepare for air raids. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ruth Goodman
Presenter:
Alex Langlands
Presenter:
Peter Ginn
Executive Producer:
David Upshal

Wartime Farm

Episode 6

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Recreating the farming conditions of 1943, when food imports slumped and Britain's farms had to increase production. The team turns to a popular source of wartime labour, children. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ruth Goodman
Presenter:
Alex Langlands
Presenter:
Peter Ginn
Producer:
Naomi Benson
Director:
Naomi Benson
Executive Producer:
David Upshal

Wartime Farm

Episode 4

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Recreating British farming as it was during World War II. The team faces a government inspection for productivity. Over 2,000 wartime farmers lost their land for failing these. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ruth Goodman
Presenter:
Alex Langlands
Presenter:
Peter Ginn
Producer:
Naomi Benson
Director:
Naomi Benson
Executive Producer:
David Upshal

Wartime Farm

Episode 3

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Recreating British farming as it was during World War II. The team tackle the conditions faced in the winter of 1940, including celebrating Christmas under the limits of rationing. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ruth Goodman
Presenter:
Alex Langlands
Executive Producer:
David Upshal
Presenter:
Peter Ginn

Wartime Farm

Episode 5

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Recreating the farming conditions of World War II. The team tackle the shortages of fuel, food and wood that the nation faced in 1942 due to the U-boat blockade of the UK. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ruth Goodman
Presenter:
Alex Langlands
Executive Producer:
David Upshal

Wartime Farm

Episode 7

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Recreating the farming conditions of 1944, when 3.5 million troops packed into the fields of southern England, as the Allies prepared for the D-Day landings. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ruth Goodman
Presenter:
Alex Langlands
Presenter:
Peter Ginn
Executive Producer:
David Upshal

Wartime Farm

Christmas Special

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for 7 months

Ruth Goodman and Peter Ginn return to Manor Farm in Hampshire to recreate the conditions of Christmas 1944, the sixth Christmas at war, when shortages were biting deeper than ever. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ruth Goodman
Presenter:
Peter Ginn
Executive Producer:
David Upshal