The Village

Seasons

The Village

Season 1 (2013)

The first series of the British TV drama scripted by Peter Moffat that follows life in an English village throughout the 20th century. At the heart of the tale is Bert Middleton (David Ryall), an elderly man whose life spans the entire course of the century and whose memories provide the access point to the area's past. This series tracks life in the early part of the century, particularly the tumultuous years of 1914-1920 when the horrors of World War I dominated Europe. Bert (played as a boy by Bill Jones and as a teenager by Alfie Stewart) grows up on a Peak District farm run by his alcoholic father (John Simm). How will he deal with coming to maturity at the very moment when Europe is about to be plunged into the most destructive war in its history?

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The Village

Season 2 (2013)

The second series of the British TV drama scripted by Peter Moffat that follows life in an English village throughout the 20th century. At the heart of the tale is Bert Middleton (David Ryall), an elderly man whose life spans the entire course of the century and whose memories provide the access point to the area's past. This series tracks life in the village during the roaring twenties, in the devastating aftermath of the First World War and prior to the Great Depression. Social upheaval sees a changing of attitudes and governments across the decade, John (John Simm) struggles with his dairy business and George (Augustus Prew)'s shellshock causes friction in his marriage to Martha Allingham (Charlie Murphy), pushing her closer to Gerard Eyre (Matt Stokoe).

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