The filming at the Milton Abbey School in Dorset, which served as Bamfylde in the series, took place during actual school term. The "real" students at the school happily mixed with the cast and crew and many of the boys who appear in the series are genuine schoolboys. See more
[giving David the book "Memoirs of Sergeant Bourgogne"
Do you remember, sir, back in the fifth, you said that if we wanted to know what war was really like, we should read that? You said you'd lost your own copy at Ypres or somewhere.
I wouldn't have expected anyone to remember that.
What you said about it then, sir, was that it helped you get through. No matter how bad things were at the front, those 18th century soldiers had it worse, and if Sergeant Bourgogne could get through his war, then,...
There's a Long, Long Trail
Music by Zo Elliott
Words by Stoddard King See more