Vera Brittain's world falls to pieces around her as, one by one, the young men of her circle are caught up in the Great War.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Cheryl Campbell ...  Vera Brittain 5 episodes, 1979
Emrys James Emrys James ...  Mr. Brittain 5 episodes, 1979
Jane Wenham Jane Wenham ...  Mrs. Brittain 5 episodes, 1979
Peter Woodward ...  Roland Leighton 5 episodes, 1979
Rupert Frazer Rupert Frazer ...  Edward Brittain 4 episodes, 1979
Rosalie Crutchley ...  Miss Penrose 4 episodes, 1979
Gary Watson ...  Poetry Spoken By 4 episodes, 1979
Michael Troughton ...  Victor Richardson 3 episodes, 1979
Geoffrey Burridge Geoffrey Burridge ...  Geoffrey 3 episodes, 1979
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Vera Brittain's world falls to pieces around her as, one by one, the young men of her circle are caught up in the Great War.

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Drama | Romance | War

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 November 1980 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El legado de la juventud See more »

Filming Locations:

Malta

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(5 parts) | (4 parts)

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Color
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Vera Britain was the mother of British politician Shirley Williams, who was a Labour MP and cabinet member, who later left to become a founder of the Social Democratic Party, which merged with the Liberal Pjhg See more »

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