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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Drama. Author Juliet Ashton receives a letter from a Guernsey farmer inviting her to attend his literary society. What Juliet discovers on the island leads to her staying much longer than planned.

In London, 1946, author Juliet Ashton's career has taken off, but she is not enjoying promoting her detective stories to eager audiences on a book tour. When she receives a letter from a Guernsey pig farmer inviting her to attend a meeting of his literary society, she eagerly accepts. What Juliet discovers about her new friends and their secrets leads to her staying on the island much longer than she planned.

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1 hour, 55 minutes

Last on

Sat 22 May 2021 19:30

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Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:04

    Alexandra Harwood


  • 00:34

    Alexandra Harwood


  • 01:08

    Alexandra Harwood

    Elizabeth and Christian

  • 01:44

    Alexandra Harwood

    The Typewriter Theme


Role Contributor
Eddie Meares Andy Gathergood
Eben Ramsay Tom Courtenay
Juliet Ashton Lily James
Isola Pribby Katherine Parkinson
Director Mike Newell
Elisabeth McKenna Jessica Brown Findlay
Dawsey Adams Michiel Huisman
Charlotte Stimple Bronagh Gallagher
Amelia Maugery Penelope Wilton
Eli Ramsay Kit Connor
Writer Mary Ann Shaffer
Writer Kevin Hood
Mrs Burns Bernice Stegers
Writer Annie Barrows
Writer Thomas Bezucha
Mark Reynolds Glen Powell
Sidney Stark Matthew Goode
Writer Don Roos


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