The War in the Fields Land Girls


The War in the Fields

Period drama series. When Iris has a near-fatal miss on Vernon's farm, Connie throws down the gauntlet: it's land girls versus farmers!


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I'll fly one of these.

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-One day.

-Careful what you wish for.

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-Crikey!

-They'll have us in the trenches next!

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-How's your head?

-Still hurts a bit.

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Fresh air'll do you good.

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Race you to the fields!

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A Spitfire.

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Pride of place on the village green.

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Ah!

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-I imagine Lady Hoxley pulled a few strings.

-Ooh!

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-Shame you won't get to see it.

-Well, I'll have a gander later.

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Ah. Complete bed rest, we want that foot to mend! Open.

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I'll be straight back after, to check on you.

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(After the committee meeting.)

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There's no need to do that.

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Nonsense, Frederick, you are an invalid.

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It's my Christian duty to aid your convalescence.

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Call of nature, outside privy.

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Oh! I'll pick up something nice for our supper!

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HE GROANS

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Nothing like hard graft to work off a hangover.

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At least you weren't up for milking.

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If I'd known engaged meant busy...

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Get stuck in with those pitchforks!

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I know where I'd like to stick it.

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THEY MAKE PLANE NOISES

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-It's nice of you to join us!

-There's a Spitfire in the village.

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-We had noticed.

-Think they'll let me sit in it?

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Maybe when you've finished your schoolwork.

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I'll do it later.

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You're in enough trouble as it is, I want you home when I get back!

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Less of the chat, please, ladies!

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Sieg heil, mein Fuhrer!

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All right, Jack.

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Iris. Proficiency test.

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'Village stalls, coconut shy,'

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pigs - best of breed,

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demonstration baseball match - GIs, traditional ploughing competition,

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parade of the Home Guard,

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juvenile poetry recital.

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Anything we've missed?

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Lady Hoxley?

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I think that's quite enough.

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The village of Coddington has organised a gymkhana.

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Indian troops on mules!

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Maybe Connie could sing?

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I think I shall have to veto that suggestion.

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On what grounds?

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This is an official fundraiser, not a showboat for local turns.

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Open-air dance?

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An open invitation to drunken decadence!

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I'm sure we can round up the trouble-makers.

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It was your fiancee I was referring to.

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Who will be chaperoning our guest of honour?

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Lady Denman has been detained.

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She's paying a visit to Rose Bailey's family.

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Least she can do, under the circumstances.

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She's sending Miss Timpson in her place.

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Miss Timpson?

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WLA County Chairman.

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Lady Denman's right-hand man!

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Agricultural organiser for the WI! Master of the Hounds of Cluberry!

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Yes, thank you, Mrs Gulliver.

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She's keen to address the land girls.

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Let's hope they're ready for her.

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Our Father who art in Heaven Hallowed be thy name...

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He needs reassurance. He needs his wife.

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He will get better?

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These things take time.

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Well, I've waited for months,

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I can wait a bit longer.

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Excuse me.

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I thought the ward could do with cheering up.

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That's very kind.

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Trauma-induced amnesia.

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Shell shock?

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More common than one might think.

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Perhaps Mrs Fisher could work on the ward?

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I'll see what I can arrange.

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Do John good to have her around.

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I thought perhaps I might help?

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It is my house, after all.

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This afternoon?

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I'm supervising sponge cakes - Wings for Victory?

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I could always delegate. Shall we say one o'clock?

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..on earth as it is in Heaven

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Give us this day our daily bread

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And forgive us our trespasses

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As we forgive those that trespass against us...

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Got to make sure them strings are tight,

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don't want any mice getting up there.

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Don't rise to him.

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-Can't you tick those boxes somewhere else?

-Oi, rules is rules.

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COUGHING

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I can hardly breathe!

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Here, take this.

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CREAKING

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IRIS SCREAMS

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Iris!

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-Lie still.

-I'm fine.

-Take it easy!

-I'm all right!

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We've been trying to get your thresher fixed all summer.

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Slip of a girl, accident waiting to happen.

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-She could have been killed!

-I don't think so.

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Women weren't made for heavy machinery.

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She's a liability.

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They ALL are! I'd get rid of the lot of them tomorrow!

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Iris, wait.

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-I let the girls down.

-No, it's not your fault.

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Why are you here?

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Bit of moral support.

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You've just made everything ten times worse!

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Flight Sergeant Woods should be showing signs of improvement.

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Intravenous drip and morphine if he asks.

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-Permission to take away the trays, doctor

-Thank you, Harper.

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They said it was in France.

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You need to eat, Sergeant Fisher. Build up your strength.

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Military rations, it's too much salt.

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Tomorrow's presentation.

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I've timed it to coincide with Miss Timpson's arrival.

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Doesn't feel right, not with John stuck in here.

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There's a man over there with his hand up.

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Oh, it's Warrant Officer Williams, your ladyship.

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It's, erm...

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bedpan.

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Don't worry about it, I'll take care of it.

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I'm sure Lady Hoxley would be happy to assist.

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That is what she's here for, after all.

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Right.

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Tell me something I want to remember.

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-I can't think.

-Something about us.

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Day you proposed.

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It was raining.

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Never seen rain like it

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and you took my dad out into the yard to ask for his blessing

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and by the time you'd convinced him, you were completely soaked to the bone.

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"What's a bit of rain, John?

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"Our Joyce's happiness, that's what matters."

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Sounds like quite a character.

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Yeah, he was.

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I think Flight Sergeant Fisher should get some rest.

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I'd like to take him out tomorrow, please. Just some time on our own.

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As long as he doesn't exert himself.

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Sun's not good for those headaches.

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I'll pick you up.

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Henry? You there? Morning I've had! Oh!

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Come in for some peace and quiet!

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-This is, erm...

-Danny. Danny Sparks.

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My fiancee Connie.

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Pleased to meet you, Connie.

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Pleasure's all mine.

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Danny's a philanthropist.

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-Is he now?

-Looking for funds to rebuild Brinford hospital.

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Well, he won't find them in here!

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Terrible thing, that air raid.

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Heaven knows, we've suffered in London.

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What brings you to Helmstead, Danny?

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Passing through.

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Excuse me.

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Brinford hospital fund?

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I had to tell him something.

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I've got my eye on those candlesticks.

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Village fete tomorrow.

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Maybe I'll stick around.

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Won't be up to much.

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I'm staying at the pub. It's a proper little boozer!

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-Home from home.

-I'll bet!

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-You get those building costs, gimme me a shout.

-Will do.

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Regular entrepreneur.

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Hm. One way of putting it.

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Er, something you wanted?

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Better get back.

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Give me strength.

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A Reverend?

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-Surpassed yourself this time.

-Stay away from me, Danny.

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Or what? Going to call the preacher?

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Please...

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-don't ruin this.

-Maybe I'll scream for the pair of us.

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Be the last sound you ever make!

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I've missed that temper.

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Relax, I ain't going to ruin your little scam.

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We're getting married.

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I know the drill.

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Ring in place, honeymoon planned...

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clear him out and do a runner.

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This is for real.

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I love him, Danny.

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You might have written and told me.

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-I did write and tell you.

-Oh, I never got the letter.

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I thought I might check out the rest of the village.

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Take you all of ten minutes.

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I was worried you'd be miffed.

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I'm pleased for you, Con.

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Really, I am.

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You see? Wasn't that bad, once you got down to it.

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I'm writing a poem.

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A poem?

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Recital tomorrow. First prize is five shillings.

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We're supposed to be raising money for the war effort,

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not Martin Reeves!

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I can't do anything right!

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# A rover came over the hill

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# And down through the valley so shady

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# He whistled and he sang Till the greenwoods rang

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# And he won the heart of a lady. #

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Anyone would think you were a country girl.

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Bit of love, that's all she's after.

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How you bearing up?

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Few bruises.

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No harm done.

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Look on Vernon's face.

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Swans around this village like he owns it.

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Thug of a son, he's asking for trouble.

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-You Tuckers stick together.

-Vernon got what was coming to him.

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Maybe you're here to finish the job?

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Look, there are things you can't understand.

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I don't want to, either.

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Will you read my poem?

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Go and pester someone your own age!

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We should boycott Vernon's farm.

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Let's go on strike?

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I told you, Connie, I don't want trouble.

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-There's a war on, people still need feeding.

-The machinery's dangerous!

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You down tools, you would prove Vernon's point.

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He's only gone and blamed us, said we're not up to it.

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Martin! Dinner.

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Cheeky blighter! We're good at that job, we're better than the farmers.

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And I know just how to prove it.

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Terrible business.

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23.

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Orphaned child.

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They were targeting the airfield.

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The bombs that hit the hospital were badly aimed.

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If the girl had been supervised, she'd never have been there.

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I've had a word with the farmer concerned.

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We can't be expected to chaperone them.

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But the women do need guidance.

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Then you've timed your visit perfectly.

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Perhaps the war effort is wearing you out?

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We don't all possess your...

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vigour.

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Rose Bailey was a casualty of war.

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She won't be the last.

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I took her on.

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She was working on my estate.

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One has to show fortitude.

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Leadership.

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Rose deserves that much.

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Thank you, Glenda.

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Car, Trump!

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I thought you could show me the hospital wing later.

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In my capacity as Chair of the Brinford Nursing Association.

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Cheer up, Joyce, you're getting your stripes!

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What am I supposed to say to her?

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You'll be lucky to get a word in edgeways!

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Oi, Vernon!

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I hear you're holding a ploughing competition.

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-Show you lot how it's done.

-I've seen your boys.

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Clapped out, too old for call-up.

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Proper farmers.

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In that case you won't be averse to a little challenge?

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-What are you on about?

-Farmers versus land girls.

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I've never any heard anything so ridiculous!

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Might have known you'd disapprove.

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-She's talking sense, for the first time in her life.

-Running scared?

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HE LAUGHS

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You beat my farmers and...I'll buy a new threshing machine.

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Now, that's more like it!

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All right, middle field...

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We'll draw names.

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-And what if we don't win?

-Course we're going to win!

-Ah-ah-ah!

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I shall have to square this with the committee.

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At my own inconvenience.

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"Ah-ah-ah!"

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Who needs wings when you've got a broomstick, eh?

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Hey...

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still here?

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-Well, looks that way.

-You won't say anything to Henry?

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-You and me?

-He don't know the half of it.

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I bet he don't.

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I've changed, Danny.

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A vicar's wife?!

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If I weren't knocked for six, I'd be laughing.

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So you do care.

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Course I care.

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You're my girl.

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Henry treats me properly.

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This ain't you, Con.

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You can smile and pretend, but you'll never be a part of it.

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You've got some front.

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Couldn't help meself.

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I want you to leave, Danny.

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Thing is, I need to lie low for a bit.

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Oh, you're in trouble, I knew it!

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Couple of weeks, I'll be out of your hair.

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Henry?

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Vic!

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Just chatting up your fiancee.

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Can't say I blame you.

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-We better go.

-Welcome to join us.

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Oh, I've got a bit of business to attend to.

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Catch you both later.

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-Hoopla?

-Oh, you know how to spoil a girl!

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Hey, Martin.

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What do you think?

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It's all right.

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I trust that mother of yours has taken you in hand.

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She gave me what for.

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She seemed out of sorts at the party.

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-She's been ill.

-They've got swine flu at Shenton.

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Do you think you can catch it?

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-She's sick every morning!

-Certainly ailing with something.

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You look real pretty in that.

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I thought we could try and win a coconut.

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I should be with the girls.

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I told him to fix that machine, but, you know, fixing costs money.

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Well, it could have cost more than money.

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Frank Tucker.

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He been bothering you?

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That's not your concern.

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Well, you shouldn't pander to him, after what his brothers done.

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From what I hear, your father deserved it.

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Walter!

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I'll make him pay.

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HORN HONKS

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ANNOUNCER: Please gather now for our guest of honour,

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Miss Timpson, is just arriving.

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THEY APPLAUD

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Good morning, land girls!

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ALL: Good morning, Miss Timpson.

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Finely tuned and lightly turned out.

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Where is Mrs Fisher?

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You're due to be decorated.

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Yes, Miss Timpson.

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Two years distinguished service.

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Glenda.

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A sterling example to us all.

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How is morale among the troops?

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Fighting fit, Miss Timpson.

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(That's the spirit!)

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Here are your stripes.

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Thank you.

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-And a personal token of appreciation.

-Oh.

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Now, where shall I pin this?

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CROWD APPLAUDS

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-Speeches in the village hall.

-Right ho!

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At ease, ladies!

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Dearly love to give you all one!

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Reverend Jameson, Vicar of Helmstead.

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Of course you are.

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"Wings for Victory week is here So let us smile and raise a cheer

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"We'll soon have Hitler on the run And then this sodding war is won!"

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Couldn't have put it better myself!

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CROWD APPLAUDS

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I reckon you can kiss goodbye to that five shillings.

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Worth it for the look on Gulliver's face though!

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Well, I think that concludes the poetry recital.

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The past week has been a trying time for everyone...

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Sorry.

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We've all said a prayer for poor Rose Bailey.

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But prayers alone won't win this war.

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Hear, hear!

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I'd like to invite our guest to say a few words.

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I'll keep this brief.

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Sure you're all keen to catch the fox!

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Delighted to join you,

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as Helmstead strives to earn its Wings for Victory.

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Community spirit is alive and well.

0:22:260:22:30

As I said in the speech

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to the Soldiers' and Sailors' Families Association, what we need is ready cash.

0:22:320:22:37

More planes.

0:22:370:22:39

Bomb the Germans into submission!

0:22:390:22:42

I'm glad she's on our side!

0:22:420:22:44

A message of support, from dear Lady Denman.

0:22:440:22:48

In recognition of the contribution to village life

0:22:480:22:53

made by the Women's Land Army.

0:22:530:22:55

DOG WHIMPERS

0:22:550:22:57

"From the town and city, you have invaded the shires.

0:23:000:23:04

"We owe you a great debt,

0:23:040:23:07

"as you carry out your duties with pride and dignity.

0:23:070:23:13

"We must all strive for victory as our competition looms."

0:23:130:23:18

-SHE STAMPS

-Let battle commence!

0:23:180:23:22

Competing for the men's team...

0:23:530:23:56

Ugh!

0:23:580:23:59

Walter Storey!

0:24:000:24:02

THEY CHEER

0:24:020:24:03

Fine show of muscle, shame he ain't seen any fighting.

0:24:040:24:08

Flat feet, special exemption.

0:24:080:24:10

This isn't a slanging match!

0:24:100:24:13

Representing the land girls...

0:24:130:24:16

Iris Dawson!

0:24:230:24:24

THEY LAUGH

0:24:240:24:26

-David and Goliath.

-Yeah, and look what happened there.

0:24:270:24:30

Not too late to throw in the towel!

0:24:300:24:32

You rigged it!

0:24:320:24:33

You just watch your mouth, Connie Carter. Casting aspersions.

0:24:330:24:36

-Oh, I'll do more than that.

-Oh, trust her to lower the tone.

0:24:360:24:41

You're just going to have to do your best.

0:24:410:24:44

We'll show them, won't we, Iris?

0:24:440:24:45

In front of all these people?

0:24:450:24:47

Ploughing, it's easy!

0:24:470:24:50

Well then, you take it on.

0:24:500:24:51

Come on, I, we can't back out now.

0:24:510:24:54

-Do it for Rose.

-Do it for the girls!

0:24:540:24:57

Each player must open and set one ridge.

0:25:000:25:04

Show six top furrows and finish one furrow.

0:25:040:25:08

Maximum depth ten inches.

0:25:080:25:11

Failure to plough the specified depth

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will be penalised by deduction of points.

0:25:140:25:18

Sorely tempted to have a go myself!

0:25:190:25:22

Farmers, you will go first.

0:25:220:25:25

Ready?

0:25:250:25:27

Ready!

0:25:270:25:30

Garrgh! Garrgh! Get up!

0:25:300:25:32

There's no need for that, I'd like to see you whipped!

0:25:320:25:36

Come on, Walter, show 'em who's boss!

0:25:360:25:38

CROWD CHEERS

0:25:380:25:40

Missing the fete...

0:25:540:25:56

doing ALL the work.

0:25:560:25:58

Do you want to earn ten bob or don't you?

0:25:580:26:01

Another one.

0:26:060:26:08

Oh, give it here! HE CHUCKLES

0:26:080:26:12

How many more holes?

0:26:120:26:14

As many as it takes to make me rich.

0:26:140:26:17

HE LAUGHS

0:26:170:26:18

CHEERING

0:26:200:26:22

Useless nags! Bring him home!

0:26:220:26:24

I bet you're proud of her.

0:26:270:26:29

One of our best, Joyce.

0:26:290:26:31

All those weeks, no word, no news.

0:26:310:26:34

She never doubted you'd come home.

0:26:340:26:36

-Did she talk about me?

-All the time, couldn't shut her up!

0:26:360:26:39

Suppose it was her way of keeping you alive.

0:26:390:26:43

-Steady! Steady!

-Come on, Walter!

0:26:430:26:46

Hup! Hup!

0:26:460:26:48

Farming and women...

0:26:490:26:51

Two things I know about.

0:26:510:26:53

We were both raised in the country.

0:26:540:26:57

When I was a girl I rode to hounds, three, four times a week.

0:26:570:27:00

I thought it the finest thing in life.

0:27:000:27:04

Soon discovered life had more to offer.

0:27:040:27:07

I've no complaints.

0:27:070:27:09

You need a fitting venture for those talents.

0:27:090:27:12

The War Office is on the lookout for capable women.

0:27:120:27:15

There are always vacancies for the right candidate.

0:27:160:27:20

Vacancies?

0:27:200:27:21

Your contacts are invaluable.

0:27:210:27:24

Why not put them to good use?

0:27:240:27:26

Distinguished service.

0:27:270:27:30

A chance to determine the fate of this war.

0:27:300:27:34

Are you offering me a job?

0:27:340:27:36

INCREASED CHEERING

0:27:410:27:43

Hold there! Hold there!

0:27:480:27:51

WALTER PANTS

0:28:020:28:03

Oh, boy, absolutely wonderful!

0:28:040:28:07

Well done!

0:28:090:28:11

You should cut your losses, eh? We'll put it down to inexperience.

0:28:110:28:16

If I weren't a lady, I'd lamp him!

0:28:160:28:18

Turn the other cheek.

0:28:180:28:20

Iris'll do us proud!

0:28:210:28:22

If we ever bleeding find her.

0:28:260:28:27

-Are you going to hide in here till its over?

-Who said I'm hiding?

0:28:330:28:36

It's a stupid competition!

0:28:380:28:40

Well-packed furrows, neat ins and outs, nothing to it.

0:28:410:28:45

Walter's out to get you.

0:28:480:28:49

Think I hadn't noticed?

0:28:490:28:51

He won't let this go.

0:28:510:28:53

Then I'll make him see sense!

0:28:530:28:55

Now, "All furrows must start and finish at scratch..."

0:28:560:29:00

I'm not doing it!

0:29:020:29:03

"All idle runs to the opposite end must be made on the headland."

0:29:030:29:07

And I don't need you to fight my battles.

0:29:070:29:09

Then get out there and prove me wrong!

0:29:090:29:11

Old Peg, she tends to pull left

0:29:110:29:14

so try and keep your right hand down.

0:29:140:29:16

If she doesn't show up soon, the girls will have to forfeit.

0:29:370:29:40

-She'll be here, I know she will!

-No sign.

0:29:400:29:43

We'll give her another five minutes.

0:29:450:29:48

We've waited long enough! She's running scared.

0:29:480:29:51

-OK?

-Where the blazes have you been?

0:29:590:30:02

She's here now!

0:30:020:30:05

That's all that matters.

0:30:050:30:07

Right, young Iris.

0:30:070:30:09

To horse!

0:30:090:30:10

Stay loose on your turns.

0:30:180:30:20

Fourth post from the end, use that as a benchmark.

0:30:200:30:24

Ready?

0:30:260:30:28

-Ready.

-Win it for us, Iris!

0:30:290:30:31

You can do it.

0:30:310:30:32

Walk on!

0:30:350:30:36

-Come on, Iris!

-Come on!

-Good girl, Iris, come on!

0:30:370:30:40

-Keep your line!

-Come on, Iris!

0:30:440:30:47

Come on, Iris!

0:30:490:30:51

Come on, Iris!

0:30:540:30:55

Here...

0:30:590:31:00

Emperor Nero? What do you reckon?

0:31:020:31:05

Dunno.

0:31:050:31:06

Who'd have thought, eh?

0:31:060:31:09

A hoard of treasure buried under Mrs G's spuds!

0:31:090:31:13

What were the Romans doing in her garden?

0:31:140:31:16

Just keep digging, Martin. Keep digging.

0:31:180:31:22

# A gypsy rover came over the hill

0:31:240:31:30

# And down through the valley so shady... #

0:31:300:31:34

-Holding up well!

-There's no stopping her!

0:31:340:31:37

Girl's got a feel for horses.

0:31:370:31:38

Right hand down, fourth post as a mark.

0:31:380:31:41

-Come on, Iris!

-Keep your line.

0:31:410:31:45

# He whistled and he sang Till the green woods rang

0:31:450:31:49

# And he won the heart of a lady. #

0:31:490:31:53

Come on, Iris!

0:31:570:32:00

Aren't you clever? Straight furrows, not too deep.

0:32:040:32:08

Frank was right. Nothing to it.

0:32:080:32:12

-Ten more yards!

-Nearly there!

0:32:120:32:15

I say!

0:32:150:32:17

THEY APPLAUD

0:32:170:32:19

Played a blinder!

0:32:230:32:25

Those girls did most of the work.

0:32:250:32:27

Short time-out, while the judges confer.

0:32:270:32:30

-I wanted to give you something.

-Ah.

0:32:390:32:42

It's your favourite colour.

0:32:440:32:46

I knew I could bring you back!

0:32:470:32:49

I've missed that smile.

0:32:550:32:56

What else? Tell me.

0:32:560:32:58

-We were married in August.

-19th.

0:32:580:33:00

-Your mum wore that hat.

-Yeah, that awful hat!

0:33:000:33:03

The only hat she'd ever worn.

0:33:030:33:05

The biggest hat that anybody has ever seen!

0:33:050:33:08

Happiest day of my life.

0:33:080:33:10

Your parents are dead.

0:33:100:33:13

That's right, in the bombing raid.

0:33:140:33:16

Joyce, I'm sorry.

0:33:160:33:18

I was with you. You kept me strong.

0:33:190:33:21

It must have been hard. Waiting.

0:33:230:33:25

Well, it's what we've learned to do.

0:33:250:33:28

A stranger came home.

0:33:280:33:31

I feel blessed, don't you see that?

0:33:310:33:33

This is our second chance.

0:33:350:33:37

BELL RINGS

0:33:450:33:46

ANNOUNCER: Miss Timpson is going to announce

0:33:500:33:52

the winner of the ploughing competition.

0:33:520:33:55

The winners of the Wings for Victory ploughing challenge...

0:34:060:34:11

Perhaps, Lady Hoxley, you would care to do the honours?

0:34:140:34:17

The Helmstead land girls.

0:34:220:34:24

THEY CHEER AND APPLAUD

0:34:240:34:26

This is a travesty!

0:34:260:34:28

Judges decision is final.

0:34:300:34:32

You're a useless halfwit layabout!

0:34:320:34:35

You've just made us look a laughing stock!

0:34:350:34:39

Carried aloft like the Queen of Sheba!

0:34:410:34:44

Congratulations, Iris, I can't believe you done it!

0:34:440:34:49

During the Great War I drove an ambulance -

0:34:520:34:54

Women's Volunteer Corp.

0:34:540:34:56

Close-knit bunch.

0:34:560:34:57

Saw some things that shaped me for life.

0:34:590:35:02

I'll remember this day for ever.

0:35:020:35:04

Healthy dose of self-belief. Little bit of luck.

0:35:040:35:08

Testing times.

0:35:080:35:10

-But the future is ours, girls!

-Men have had it their way far too long.

0:35:110:35:14

Ow!

0:35:140:35:16

-Carpe diem!

-Bottoms up!

0:35:160:35:18

There's my ride.

0:35:220:35:23

Trump! To heel.

0:35:230:35:25

Drink, Mrs Gulliver?

0:35:270:35:29

No thank you, vicar, I don't drink.

0:35:290:35:31

Silly old cow!

0:35:310:35:33

I shan't stay for supper.

0:35:330:35:36

Early start.

0:35:360:35:37

Ministry of Ag have asked for my input on milk quotas.

0:35:370:35:42

War Office position?

0:35:420:35:44

Considered my offer?

0:35:440:35:46

Helmstead is where I belong.

0:35:460:35:48

Thought you might say that.

0:35:480:35:49

Home front, Glenda!

0:35:550:35:57

Scenic route, please.

0:35:570:35:59

HORN HONKS

0:36:120:36:14

Good lad!

0:36:240:36:26

See, now that you've raked it over, she won't suspect a thing.

0:36:260:36:31

-Frederick? Fredrick?!

-Here! Take that!

0:36:310:36:34

Ooh!

0:36:350:36:38

Get me crutches!

0:36:380:36:40

Go on, back here!

0:36:400:36:42

Frederick, where are you?

0:36:420:36:44

Quick, jacket.

0:36:440:36:46

-Come on!

-Frederick!

0:36:480:36:50

A day of drama, and that's a fact.

0:36:500:36:53

You have done some wicked things in your day,

0:36:530:36:58

but the sins of the flesh will drive you to damnatio...

0:36:580:37:03

Oh.

0:37:060:37:07

-I've tired you out.

-It's just another headache.

0:37:100:37:13

We should go away. Soon as you're better.

0:37:150:37:18

I should tell Dr Channing.

0:37:220:37:23

-I just need to sleep.

-Well, any changes...

0:37:230:37:26

Just leave it, Joyce.

0:37:260:37:28

Maybe Brighton?

0:37:300:37:33

A sort of second honeymoon.

0:37:330:37:35

We'll see, eh?

0:37:350:37:36

We went to Lyme Regis for our honeymoon.

0:37:380:37:41

It's all a bit hazy.

0:37:430:37:45

Connie.

0:37:490:37:50

She told you what to say?

0:37:520:37:54

-You were pushing, asking questions.

-So you lied to me?

0:37:560:37:58

-Please, don't shout.

-Made a fool of me!

0:37:580:38:00

I don't know who I am any more!

0:38:000:38:01

After you were posted abroad we wrote to each other twice a week.

0:38:100:38:15

We told each other everything.

0:38:150:38:17

I'm still your wife, John. Please remember that much.

0:38:190:38:23

Mrs Fisher?

0:38:300:38:32

He might never get his memory back.

0:38:320:38:34

-It's a waiting game.

-No, tell me the truth.

0:38:340:38:37

I don't know.

0:38:390:38:40

All on your own?

0:39:000:39:03

Who'd have a drink with me?

0:39:030:39:05

You shouldn't let your father do you down.

0:39:050:39:08

-Beaten by a girl.

-You're better than that!

0:39:080:39:10

Poor excuse for a son!

0:39:100:39:12

I should get back.

0:39:160:39:17

One for the road?

0:39:170:39:19

Go home, Walter, sleep it off.

0:39:190:39:21

-A kiss? Send me on my way.

-No!

0:39:210:39:24

Me dad was right, you're nothing but a tease.

0:39:260:39:29

Maybe it's time you stopped listening to him.

0:39:290:39:31

All eyes and smiles whenever it pleases ya!

0:39:310:39:33

Hey! I said no!

0:39:330:39:34

What, you saving yourself for Mr Tucker?

0:39:340:39:36

-Get your hands off!

-Or what?

0:39:360:39:39

Or you'll have me to deal with! Come here.

0:39:390:39:42

I ought to knock you into next week.

0:39:430:39:45

-Leave it, Frank.

-I'd like to see you try.

0:39:450:39:47

Come on, come and have a go.

0:39:470:39:49

Running scared, just like your brother.

0:39:520:39:55

If I started on you I wouldn't stop!

0:39:550:39:57

You've already been shamed enough for one day.

0:39:570:39:59

Call yourself a man?

0:39:590:40:01

He's twice the man you are!

0:40:030:40:06

Let's go home.

0:40:060:40:08

You're right.

0:40:100:40:11

I can wait.

0:40:140:40:16

I got all the time in the world!

0:40:160:40:18

You slipped away early, Mrs Reeves.

0:40:290:40:32

Well, there's work to be done. What's Finch forgotten now?

0:40:320:40:35

It's you I came to see. Neighbourly concern.

0:40:350:40:39

I'm sorry, Mrs Gulliver, you've lost me.

0:40:400:40:42

You can't take enough care in your condition.

0:40:420:40:45

-I don't know what it is you've heard...

-Enough...

0:40:480:40:50

to know you're in the family way.

0:40:500:40:53

You mind your business.

0:40:530:40:56

-Coming here with your nasty tittle-tattle!

-Brazen-faced airs!

0:40:560:41:00

At least have the decency to hang your head in shame.

0:41:000:41:04

Get off this farm and you take your poison with you!

0:41:040:41:06

Lax morals.

0:41:060:41:09

They merit a loose tongue!

0:41:090:41:11

SONG: "EVERY NIGHT ABOUT THIS TIME" by The Ink Spots

0:41:140:41:20

# Every night about this time

0:41:200:41:26

# Oh, how I miss you

0:41:260:41:32

# I drift into our old rendezvous

0:41:320:41:37

# Every night about this time

0:41:370:41:42

# The gang keeps on asking

0:41:420:41:48

# Why you're not around

0:41:480:41:53

# And I keep pretending

0:41:530:41:59

# That you're just out of town

0:41:590:42:05

# Every night about this time

0:42:050:42:11

# Memories haunt me

0:42:110:42:16

# Wondering too Who's dancing with you

0:42:160:42:21

# Every night about this time

0:42:210:42:28

# And whenever they croon Our favourite tune

0:42:280:42:34

# A tear falls with every rhyme

0:42:340:42:38

# Oh how I miss you... #

0:42:380:42:40

KNOCK ON DOOR

0:42:400:42:42

Come in.

0:42:420:42:43

It's late, I know. I saw the light on.

0:42:460:42:48

Scotch. Water. No ice.

0:42:510:42:55

You should have stayed.

0:43:010:43:03

The ploughing match was a great success.

0:43:030:43:06

Everybody doffed their cap, hurried happily home.

0:43:060:43:09

If you just dropped in to humour me...

0:43:100:43:13

Came to have you all to myself.

0:43:130:43:15

We're all very excited you're staying on at the ward.

0:43:170:43:22

When Lawrence died...

0:43:220:43:23

Your name was mentioned several times.

0:43:230:43:26

I remembered the man I was.

0:43:260:43:28

You never even said goodbye.

0:43:300:43:33

You'd made your choice.

0:43:330:43:35

It was easier.

0:43:350:43:37

We were too different.

0:43:400:43:41

I was never good enough.

0:43:410:43:43

But it doesn't matter now.

0:43:450:43:46

Doesn't it?

0:43:480:43:49

I'm sorry.

0:44:100:44:12

Don't be.

0:44:120:44:13

I should never have come back.

0:44:130:44:15

I should never have let you go.

0:44:150:44:18

Early start.

0:44:190:44:21

Yes.

0:44:210:44:24

I'll see you on the ward.

0:44:240:44:26

I look forward to it.

0:44:260:44:28

Good night, Ellen.

0:44:310:44:33

Good night.

0:44:350:44:36

Who goes there?

0:45:430:45:44

Hey!

0:45:520:45:53

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0:46:560:46:59

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0:46:590:47:02

When Iris has a near-fatal miss on Vernon's farm, Connie throws down the gauntlet: it's land girls versus farmers! Whilst Finch has to protect his hidden treasure, a visiting local dignitary makes Ellen a tempting offer. Meanwhile Esther is desperate to keep her secret from the local gossips.


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