Testament of Youth

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Original run: 4 Nov 1979 – 2 Dec 1979

Country of origin: UK

Genre: Drama, Military/War, Romance/Dating

Network: BBC TWO UK

Watched by: 5 of 704 894 0%


A dramatization of Vera Brittain's 1933 autobiography, Testament of Youth---a memorial to a generation devastated by WWI--- chronicles her experiences as a nurse in London and Malta and at the front lines in France. It opens with 18-year-old Vera, the genteel daughter of a paper-mill owner, nurturing 'hopes of escaping from provincial young ladyhood.' Her plan is to attend Oxford.

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