The First World War brought changes previously unimaginable to every aspect of life. Louisa Young's story explores the impact on the lives of women, on the challenge to the Edwardian class structure and on assumptions about patriotism and duty.
Episode 8: No forwarding address
November 1917. Riley Purefoy, suffering horrific facial injuries, is in hospital undergoing reconstructive surgery and refusing to allow anyone from his old life to see him. He has told Nadine that his injuries are not serious but that he has met someone else and will not be returning to Nadine after the war.
Abridged by Lauris Morgan-Griffiths
Producer Christine Hall.
Suffering horrific facial injuries, Riley refuses to let anyone from his old life see him.