February, 2011. Choirmaster Gareth Malone has just moved temporarily to Devon for eight months so that he can start a choir comprised of wives and common law partners of military men who ... See full summary »

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Himself - Narrator (voice)
Suzy Brady ...
Herself - Chorister
John Fisher ...
Himself - Manager, Pannier Market
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Himself - Choirmaster
R.M.B. Chivenor Military Wives Choir ...
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George Scott ...
Himself - Nicky's Husband
Nicky Scott ...
Herself - Chorister
Sam Stevenson ...
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Kerry Tingey ...
Herself - Chorister
Leigh Tingey ...
Himself - Commanding Officer
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February, 2011. Choirmaster Gareth Malone has just moved temporarily to Devon for eight months so that he can start a choir comprised of wives and common law partners of military men who trained at local bases and who have just been deployed to Afghanistan for six months. He admits he knows nothing about the military, but believes singing in a communal setting can provide strength and support to a group of women who could use such empowerment. Gareth arrives at the Royal Marines Base Chivenor three weeks before deployment, with his first impressions being that many of the wives will relish the fact of being preoccupied by doing something to keep their minds off their absent husbands, but that certain challenges exist, such as getting over the hierarchy that not only exists within the military ranks but which transfer to the wives' personal lives on base, and getting over the fact that their lives on the base are by their very nature temporary, which includes having only temporary ... Written by Huggo

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Make You Feel My Love
(uncredited)
Written by Bob Dylan
Performed by R.M.B. Chivenor Military Wives Choir featuring Nicky Scott
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