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Private Peaceful

Michael Morpurgo / Michael Morpurgo Paul Chequer Full Cast
A BBC Radio 4 dramatisation of the powerful novel set in the First World War from the author of War Horse.This is the story of Thomas 'Tommo' Peaceful a young soldier who finds himself in Belgium in the trenches of the First World War with his brother Charlie. It is also the story of Tommo’s life growing up in Devon with his brothers and of his love for Molly the beautiful girl he met on his first day at school.As the story unfolds from past to present so approaches the hour when Tommo and Charlie will be separated forever. The horrors of the First World War and the injustice meted out to the soldiers who fought in it are movingly described.Recorded on location in Iddesleigh the Devon village where the book is set this radio dramatisation features among its cast Paul Chequer Nicholas Lyndhurst and author Michael Morpurgo himself.A Random House UK audio production.

  • Published by Random House UK
  • Fiction/Non-FictionFiction
  • Target Audience Adult
  • Released 17th July 2014
  • Duration 01 Hrs. 27 Mins.