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Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

Romantic drama set during World War II. Lily and Sophie are two young women working as seamstresses during the Blitz in the East End of London. They meet and fall for two Canadian servicemen, Charlie and Louie. The two couples are married within a couple of weeks and in due course the men are shipped off to the front. Lily and Sophie then receive instructions from the Canadian Embassy that they are to travel to Canada to live with their new in-laws.

Last on

Thu 14 Nov 2013 12:00 BBC Two except Scotland

Credits

Lily
Anna Friel
Betty
Brenda Fricker
Charlie
Aden Young
Sophie
Julie Cox
Joe
Loren Dean
Sylvia
Molly Parker
Lindy
Schyler McLaren
Lindy
Gabrielle McLaren
Peggy
Caroline Cave
Moira
Keeley Gainey
Rosie
Claudie Blakley
Louie
Benjamin Boyd
Director
Lyndon Chubbuck
Producer
Douglas Berquist
Writer
Angela Workman

Broadcasts

  • Sun 20 Jul 2008 14:30 BBC Two except Northern Ireland, Scotland

  • Sun 20 Jul 2008 16:30 BBC Two Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland (Analogue) only

  • Sat 2 Aug 2008 12:40 BBC Two Scotland only

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