A powerful wartime story which follows the dramatic events in the life of the Ashtons, a middle class Liverpudlian family, during the turbulent period of the Second World War. The epic series dramatises the hardship, pain and tragedy that was often inflicted on ordinary families as sons were sent abroad to fight, children were evacuated and those who remained at home lived in constant fear of being bombed This is the powerful wartime story of the Ashton family, living in Liverpool during the Second World War. The family struggles to deal with the harsh realities of war as their sons are sent away to fight and their children are evacuated to strange, previously unheard of parts of Britain. Those who remain at home live in constant fear of a knock on the door with a telegram from the War Office or the Luftwaffe bombs overhead as they sleep at night. This unique collection contains every episode ever made of this popular, moving and poignant series which portrays life, through the Ashtons, as it was during the war years. T.R. Bowen, David Bradley, Lynda Bellingham, Colin Douglas, Barbara Flynn
Contains all 50 episodes ever made of the story of the Ashton family during the Second World War.
John Finch Biography, Cast Filmographies, Production Notes, Picture Gallery
Release Date: 07 August 2006
Certificate: 12 - Suitable for Persons Aged 12 or Over
Running Time: 2563 minutes
Main Language: English