Saturday Drama | Private Peaceful
Based on Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo
Brothers Tommo and Charlie's journey from a Devon childhood to the horrors of the First World War. With Nicholas Lyndhurst, Ted Allpress and Amy Reade.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.