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Private Peaceful

Wartime drama. Two rural brothers' boisterous bond becomes tested when they are called up to fight in the First World War.

Wartime drama adapted from the Michael Morpurgo novel. Brothers Charlie and Tommo Peaceful grow up in poverty without their father in a quiet Devon village. Both are in love with their childhood friend Molly, but it's older brother Charlie who wins her. When the First World War breaks out, Tommo enlists and is sent to the front in Flanders, with Charlie following his little brother to the trenches soon after.

1 hour, 32 minutes

Last on

Sat 11 Nov 2017 23:25

Credits

Role Contributor
Charlie Peaceful Jack O'Connell
Tommo Peaceful George MacKay
The Colonel Richard Griffiths
Sergeant Hanley John Lynch
Grandma Wolf Frances de la Tour
Hazel Peaceful Maxine Peake
Molly Monks Alexandra Roach
Young Charlie Hero Fiennes-Tiffin
Young Tommo Samuel Bottomley
Recruiting Sergeant Anthony Flanagan
General Haig David Yelland
Big Joe Peaceful Kyle Summercorn
Director Pat O'Connor

Broadcasts

  • Sun 24 Jan 2016 23:30
  • Mon 25 Jan 2016 00:25
  • Sat 11 Nov 2017 23:25