Private Peaceful (2012)
Based on Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo
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.Tweet
War Horse (2011)
It is 1914, and struggling Devon farmer Ted Narracott buys a remarkable but unsuitable horse at auction. His son Albert names him Joey and, under pressure from their unscrupulous landlord, somehow trains Joey to work the farm. But when war breaks out, Joey is requisitioned by the army to serve at the front and begins a remarkable adventure that takes him far from Albert and the fields of Devon.
Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo (2014) | Episode 13
Tommo's recollection of past events ends with his description of his final meeting with Charlie. Then, at one minute to six, the past becomes the present and Tommo's story moves to its painful conclusion.