The story of 20th Century England is played out through a family in a Derbyshire village.
|Bert is the second oldest man in Britain, and a film is being made about his life and his village.…|
|It is January 1915; the Middleton farm has fallen on very hard times, and John is drinking heavily.…|
|Conscription is introduced for the first time in British history. Call up papers are delivered…|
|Bert decides that winning the Rondo, an annual wheel barrow race on the cricket field, is a matter…|
|Joe's brief leave is over. He has tried hard to conceal his shell shock but Grace knows that…|
|The war is over, and the village tries to come to terms with its loss. The debate over how best to…|