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To Serve Them All My Days Part 3 by RF Delderfield

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Published on 13 Jan 2022 / In Entertainment

Shaun McKenna's dramatisation of RF Delderfield's novel, dramatized
in five episodes.

Episode 3 of 5
1926: Davy has buried himself in school life to try to forget the death of his wife, Beth, and their eldest daughter Joan. What spare time he has is spent working on the book Beth urged him to write.
Brigadier Cooper:…..Gerard McDermott
Alderman Blunt:….John Cummins
McNaughton:….John Cummins
Stratton:….Delroy Brown
Bristow:….Harry Francis
Featherstone:….Josh Freeborn

Director: Marc Beeby

Five episodes From:
Afternoon Play: To Serve Them All My Days
First broadcast: Monday 23rd January 2006, 14:15 on BBC Radio 4 FM

Young David Powlett-Jones, a Welsh miner's son, is invalided home from France when he suffers severe shell shock on the Western Front. At a remote English public school in Devon the debilitated veteran, himself barely out of his teens, decides temporarily to try his hand at teaching while striving to awaken from the nightmare of World War I -- the national catastrophe that sweeps England out of the comfortable certainties of the Victorian Age into the moral perplexities and harsh economic realities of more modern times.

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