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Series exploring the twentieth century through diaries and correspondence of real people, dramatised by Hattie Naylor.

The story of Barbara Loxton, a South African mother who was separated from her daughters during WW2, and her experiences as a journalist travelling around war-torn Europe. Events unfold through the letters exchanged between her and her daughters during their enforced separation.

Having become a war correspondent, Barbara travels to Paris and paints in field hospitals.

Barbara ...... Kathryn Hunt
Polly ...... Hester Cox
Lindsay ...... Ellie Sager
Granny ...... Janice Mckenzie
Anne/Monica ...... Deborah McAndrew
Dr Dunn/Major Madary ...... Stuart Richman
Jack ...... Conrad Nelson

Singer: Waleed Isaacs
Original music by Nicolai Abrahamsen.

Release date:

15 minutes

Last on

Tue 28 Oct 2008 19:45

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