Testament of Youth (BBC-2 1979 Cheryl Campbell, Emrys James)

Period drama serial Testament of Youth saw idealistic Vera Brittain caught up in the horrors of the first world war.

production details
UK / BBC Two / 5×50 minute episodes / Broadcast 4 November – 2 December 1979

Writer: Elaine Morgan / Book: Vera Brittain / Script Editor: Betty Willingale / Music: Geoffrey Burgon / Producer: Jonathan Powell / Director: Moira Armstrong

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Cheryl Campbell as Vera Brittain
Emrys James as Mr Brittain
Jane Wenham as Mrs Brittain
Peter Woodward as Roland Leighton
Michael Troughton as Victor Richardson
Rupert Frazer as Edward Brittain
Rosalie Crutchley as Miss Penrose
Geoffrey Burridge as Geoffrey

Cheryl Campbell and Peter Woodward.

1. BUXTON 1913 (4 Nov 79)
2. BUXTON 1914 (11 Nov 79)
3. 1915 (18 Nov 79)
4. 1917 (25 Nov 79)
5. 1918 (2 Dec 79)

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