Doctor Jonathan Dakers in flashback tells his son Tony - a World War II veteran, about his life dating from the 1900s. Whilst amedical student he meets and falls for Edie. Before they can marry Jonathan's father dies and he sacrifices his furthur career so his brother Harold can stay in college. When Jonathan is delayed from reuniting with Edie years later Harold and Edie fall in love during his absence. Complications arise with Edie's engagement to Harold when he is killed in World War I while Edie is carrying his child. Edie dies in childbirth and Jonathan promises to raise the child, Tony, as his own son, and Jonathan and Rachel get married. Written by
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Rachel Hammond quotes from Houseman's A Shropshire Lad number XXI In Summertime on Bredon: "Here of a Sunday morning / My love and I would lie / And see the coloured counties / And hear the larks so high / About us in the sky." See more
This terrible war. If only they'd listened to your father it wouldn't have happened. He always said the Germans were a menace to peace... or was it the French?
March of the Women
Music by Ethel Smyth See more