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Land Girls
Season 1
Set during the Second World War, Land Girls follows the lives of four 'land girls' as they are brought together to serve in the war effort at home.
Episodes
Ep 1
Childhood's End
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Ep 2
Secrets
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Ep 3
Codes of Honour
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Ep 4
Trekkers
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Ep 5
Destinies
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Childhood's End
Four girls have different reasons for joining the Women's Land Army: patriotic Joyce wants to 'do her bit', argumentative Nancy is there under sufferance, and sensible Annie joined so that her younger sister Bea could escape an abusive father. (1 of 5)
Secrets
A pregnancy makes it difficult to contribute, and enemy sympathisers and profiteering come into the crosshairs of those at home. (2 of 5)
Codes of Honour
Fears of a Nazi collaborator leads to letters being screened, while a patriot is torn between sheltering her deserter husband or turning him in. (3 of 5)
Trekkers
Farmer Finch hires some 'trekkers', families displaced by the bombing, as cheap labour, but when there is a break-in at the manor house Lady Hoxley orders Finch to get rid of them all. A riot ensues and Tucker gets the dogs out. (4 of 5)
Destinies
Bea prepares for her wedding to Billy and discovers that Finch has doubts about her motives. Determined to leave, Nancy is shocked when Ellen reveals Lawrence's dark secret. (5 of 5)
Extras

Working Until the Work Was Done:
A Land Girl’s Story

Discover what it was like working as a real-life Land Girl during the Second World War as we speak to Jean Crowther, former member of the UK's Women's Land Army.

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