The entire series based on the novel by R.F. Delderfield, in which John Duttine stars as David Powlett-Jones, a young soldier from the Welsh valleys, invalided out of the army in the First World War, suffering from shell-shock. He takes up a career as a teacher at Bamfylde, a boys boarding school in Devon, where, despite his reservations and scepticism, he becomes immersed in school life Invalided out of the army during the First World War, David Powlett-Jones attends an interview for a position at a large public school in Devon. He has serious doubts about his ability to cope with the rigors of teaching but the affable headmaster, Algy Herries, has other ideas. This 13 part series adapted from RF Delderfield s novel by Andrew Davies unveils the heartache and joy of life at Bamfylde School its masters, boys and their lives A man who has been invalided out of the Army takes a teaching position at the Bamfylde School during the First World War. Drama based on the novel by R.F. Delderfield.
Filmographies, RF Delderfield Biography, Production Notes
Release Date: 09 May 2011
Certificate: 12 - Suitable for Persons Aged 12 or Over