Series exploring the 20th Century through diaries and correspondence of real people, dramatised by Peter Roberts.
The story of Hazel Wheeler, a young woman from Huddersfield who dreams of becoming a freelance writer, as England struggles through the postwar period of rationing and rebuilding.
Hazel becomes Mrs Wheeler, and the happy couple struggle to make ends meet. Hazel joins the ranks of temporary postal workers at Christmas, and she and Granville go on an eventful holiday to Southport. All good material for her, so far, unsuccessful writing career. But she returns from holiday to find a letter from the BBC.
Hazel ...... Amy Humphreys
Sylvia ...... Lucy Jo Hudson
Mr Bellinger/Cook ...... Luke Walker
Mrs Jowett ...... Kate Layden
Directed by Peter Leslie Wild.