A Woman in Love and War: Vera Brittain

A Woman in Love and War: Vera Brittain was a television docudrama on the life of Vera Brittain and her experiences in the First World War. It was first broadcast on Remembrance Sunday 2008 on BBC One. It was presented by Jo Brand. The programme included interviews with Brittain's daughter Shirley Williams, Brittain's biographer Mark Bostridge, and Roland Leighton's nephew David Leighton.

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