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Episode 4

The Village, Series 1 Episode 4 of 6

It is 1st July 1916, the date of the Rondo: an annual wheel barrow race on the cricket field, and unbeknownst to the villagers, the first day of the Battle of the Somme.

Rumours sweep around the village that the local Pals Battalion are taking part in a big battle about to be launched in France. Bert decides that winning the Rondo this year is a matter of life or death: if he wins, then Joe will be kept safe.

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1 hour

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Sun 21 Apr 2013 21:00


Role Contributor
John MiddletonJohn Simm
Grace MiddletonMaxine Peake
Edmund AllinghamRupert Evans
Clem AllinghamJuliet Stevenson
Old BertDavid Ryall
Young BertBill Jones
MarthaCharlie Murphy
Dr RamseyPaul Warriner
George AllinghamAugustus Prew
RobinScott Handy
RutterJoe Duttine
BairstowJoe Armstrong
Caro AllinghamEmily Beecham
PollyAmelia Young
WylieJonny Phillips
PC Len BurgessJohn Paul Hurley
GilbertWilliam Grindey
MargaretAnnabelle Apsion
Arnold HankinAnthony Flanagan
AgnesChloe Harris
Alf RutterMatt O'Donnell
TommyLaurence Meatcher
Norma GreavesAinsley Howard
Peter the LandlordJim Cartwright
JoeNico Mirallegro
WriterPeter Moffat
ProducerEmma Burge
DirectorAntonia Bird

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