Robson Green reads from Michael Morpurgo's powerful book Private Peaceful, a tale of brotherly love set during the horrors of the First World War.
1/4. Innocence Observed
Private Thomas Peaceful reflects on the untimely death of his father. Life in a simple, idyllic childhood in a village of pre war England contrasts with the unimaginable horror of life as a soldier in the First World War.
2/4. King and Country
Brothers Thomas and Charlie Peaceful join the rallying cry to volunteer and sign up to fight for their country.
3/4. Dead Man's Land
Life in the trenches is beginning to take its toil physically and mentally on Private Thomas Peaceful.
4/4. Promises to Keep
Sentence is passed on Private Peaceful and, throughout the night, he cherishes every minute until dawn.
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