Writing The Century -
The Camel Hospital,
Inspired by the diaries of Sara Wilsdon
dramatised by Karen Brown
The series which explores the 20th century through the diaries and correspondence of real people.
Torn between returning home to her family or staying with Ray in Egypt, Sara must make an agonising decision.
Sara ...... Rebecca Callard
Ray ..... Jake Norton
Amelia ...... Verity-May Henry
Matron...... Fionnuala Dorrity
Research Consultant - Professor Alison Fell
Directed by Pauline Harris
Professor Alison Fell has published several articles and chapters on women and the First World War. She is the co-editor with Christine Hallett of Visions and Revisions: Studies on First World War Nursing (London: Routledge, 2012) and is currently writing a book entitled Back to the Front: Women as Veterans in Interwar France and Britain. She is also leading the Legacies of War 2014-2018 project at the University of Leeds, coordinating activities around the First World War Centenary - http://arts.leeds.ac.uk/legaciesofwar/.