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#1 Chris CPGW

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Posted 03 December 2008 - 01:15 PM

For all those who missed the programme the first time around ( myself included) "A Woman in Love and War" about Vera Brittain
Its being repeated tomorrow night, Thursday 4th Dec 7:00 P.M to 8:00 P.M BBC 2.

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Posted 03 December 2008 - 01:20 PM

Thanks Chris. I really must remember to set the recording thingy!

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Posted 03 December 2008 - 01:24 PM

That makes two of us, Jim.

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Posted 04 December 2008 - 03:12 PM

Just bumping this thread up, in case anyone missed it.

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Posted 04 December 2008 - 05:39 PM

QUOTE (Chris CPGW @ Dec 4 2008, 03:12 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Just bumping this thread up, in case anyone missed it.


I had so thanks for the reminder! Sky+ has been set...

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Posted 04 December 2008 - 06:08 PM

I've just set the digital recording wotsit. Think I got time, duration & channel - oh, yeah, and day - right... cool.gif

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Posted 04 December 2008 - 08:25 PM

Chris,

thanks for the reminder, found it to be really sad but interesting.

I have visited Roland's grave several times after just 'stumbling' over it whilst taking the 'pretty route' to the Somme, having seen this programme I must now track down a copy of Vera's book.

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Posted 04 December 2008 - 08:49 PM

Mised it again!!! Idiot!! Set the timer for 2000!!!

Was particularly in info re Geoffrey Thurlow, can anyone help?

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Posted 05 December 2008 - 08:38 AM

There was a fair bit about Geoffrey Thurlow, with quotes from his letters, and a bit of an exploration about Veras feelings about him. I thought all the actors involved were very good, as of course was Sue! I always say hello to Geoffrey when at the Arras memorial, and this year I paid my respects to his brother, killed a year and a day after him, who is remembered on the Loos memorial.

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Posted 05 December 2008 - 11:35 PM

Michelle,

thanks for that info on Geoffrey's commeration on the Arras memorial, saved me a little bit of research! and the additional info on his brother.

Gave in and ordered the book as a nice Christmas pressie to my Wife!

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Posted 07 December 2008 - 10:18 AM

Scottie
Letters From A Lost Generation is also worth getting as well as Testament Of Youth- I'm sure Mrs Scottie will appreciate it!

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Posted 07 December 2008 - 10:50 AM

Michelle,

thank you very much for the tip, I will seek a copy out, oh my dear wifes christmas pressies are really stacking up! oh she will be pleased! rolleyes.gif

All joking apart, I have not really had much time for the pacifism argument in the past, but I am begininng to see it in a whole new light when you know more of their background and the tragedy and human experiences that helped them form their opinions!

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Posted 13 April 2009 - 07:42 AM

I have the whole BBC series of "Testament of Youth"..if any Forum Pals wish to own a copy please PM me for further details.Regards Russ.