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Richard Griffiths' World War I Drama 'Private Peaceful' Gets U.S. Distribution

BBC Worldwide North America has acquired all rights in the U.S. and Canada to “Private Peaceful,” featuring the final performance by the late Richard Griffiths. 166 more words

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Richard Griffiths' World War I Drama 'Private Peaceful' Gets U.S. Distribution

BBC Worldwide North America has acquired all rights in the U.S. and Canada to “Private Peaceful,” featuring the final performance by the late Richard Griffiths. 166 more words

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Private Peaceful.

Private Peaceful is a novel by Michael Morpurgo. The novel is written from the viewpoint of Tommo, who tells the story in account format from the past to the present day events of his experiences living in the village of Iddesleigh during World War I. 22 more words

English Literature

Fringe benefits No. 5

That’s it, our time in Edinburgh is over. I’m writing this at 00.45am (well that’s when I’m starting) sitting on a stationary train at Potter’s Bar while the unfortunate aftermath of a person hit by a train ahead is dealt with. 1,280 more words

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Private Peaceful - Michael Morpurgo

“From the Children’s Laureate of England, a stunning novel of the First World War, a boy who is on its front lines, and a childhood remembered. 550 more words

Book Review

Private Peaceful

I begin my PGCE (teacher training) course in September and as part of my preparation is to read many different children’s books. I have just finished Private Peaceful and it is a truly remarkable, moving read that I had to post a review. 544 more words

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Wilfred Owen and Michael Morpurgo

In lesson we watched the film adaption of Michael Morpurgo’s, ‘Private Peaceful’. The director of this film is, Pat O’Connor. The novel is a didactic novel for children. 484 more words