BBC Radio 4
Broadcast 21 March 2013
The Village is a new TV drama series with an epic ambition: to chart the life and times of one English village across the 20th century. Starring John Simm, Maxine Peake and Juliet Stevenson, the story centres on Bert Middleton, now 112 years old but only 12 and the son of an impoverished farmer when the story begins.
BBC Radio 4 – Author Kate Saunders critiques and discusses her verdict with John Wilson (0:05:15)
Listen to scene clip with John Simm as Bert Middleton and Kate Saunders review (click play button below):