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Drama series. Bert is the second oldest man in Britain, and a film is being made about his life and his village. He takes us back to the summer of 1914, when he was 12 years old.

It is the present day. Bert Middleton is the second oldest man in Britain, and a film is being made about his life and his village. He takes us back to the summer of 1914, when he was twelve years old. Bert and his brother Joe fall in love with the same woman, and Britain declares war on Germany. Joe considers whether he should enlist, and Grace pushes him to seek his freedom.

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Sun 31 Mar 2013 21:00

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Role Contributor
John Middleton John Simm
Grace Middleton Maxine Peake
Edmund Allingham Rupert Evans
Clem Allingham Juliet Stevenson
Old Bert David Ryall
Young Bert Bill Jones
Martha Charlie Murphy
Margaret Annabelle Apsion
Robin Scott Handy
Joe Nico Mirallegro
Polly Amelia Young
Crispin Ingham Stephen Walters
Gilbert William Grindey
Alf Rutter Matt O'Donnell
Tommy Laurence Meatcher
Gerard Eyre Matt Stokoe
Caro Allingham Emily Beecham
Mrs H Housekeeper Katherine Dow Blyton
Rutter Joe Duttine
Peter the Landlord Jim Cartwright
George Allingham Augustus Prew
Norma Greaves Ainsley Howard
Agnes Chloe Harris
Paul Luke Williams
Arnold Hankin Anthony Flanagan
Recruitment Officer Tom Berish
Writer Peter Moffat
Producer Emma Burge
Director Antonia Bird

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