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The series will dip you into those ancient times when The Second World War reached of full apogee. In the center of the plot, the characters who live in county Cheshire. They are know about of those terrible events, under influence of which turned up virtually all European countries. And of course, they understand that very soon they will in this position also. But it all happened much faster than they thought. Literally for a short time the sky filled a military aircrafts and the roads were blocked by military vehicles. The situation is became sharper and sharper with each passing hour. All people perfectly understood that their expects now. Women even more feared thereof, that waiting them ahead. After all, they understood the fact that their husbands must will to carry their duty before the country. They did not want to let go their husbands, because they knew that this is a war, and there can will happen anything… Therefore, most of these women, choosen the most convenient ways that rid of this participation their husbands or sons. With passing of the commission some urged write an invalid diagnosis which would not allowed to fight. Others put forward a protest against the fact that the men were volunteers. In general who as could and fought for own destiny. But as turned out all hopes were vain. The men all the same went to fight. And the women were forced to seek a sealy that to reconcile with this and believe in then that someday all over will as before.
Home Fires (2015) season 1 episodes list:
In the face of impending war with Germany, the Great Paxford WI faces a difficult decision. When president Joyce Cameron resigns and takes most of the membership with her, Frances Barden and her supporters must come together to resurrect the Institute, and recruit new members from unexpected places. Meanwhile, local doctor Will Campbell discovers the terrible reason why he can’t rejoin the army, and Miriam Brindsley will do anything to stop her son from enlisting. Claire Hillman is attracted to young postman Spencer Wilson, but she discovers that the path of true love never did run smooth.
Drama about a group of Women's Institute members in a rural Cheshire community at the outset of the Second World War. As Frances and Joyce battle for leadership of the new group, the others face problems of a much more personal nature. Erica and Will's relationship is tested after his cancer diagnosis, Pat is struggling with her unhappy marriage and Miriam has one last chance to stop David enlisting. Newcomer Teresa Fenchurch gets off to a bad start, but her mishap brings a dashing RAF officer to the village. Francesca Annis and Samantha Bond star, with Frances Grey, Ed Stoppard, Claire Rushbrook and Leanne Best.
The impact of the war begins to be felt in Great Paxford as the women are forced to make sacrifices for the salvage effort. But soon matters on the personal front replace their efforts on the home front as Kate and Jack's relationship intensifies, Pat's marriage deteriorates and Claire finally plucks up the courage to ask Spencer out - unaware he is hiding a secret that could ruin their relationship before it has even started. Meanwhile, Alison resorts to desperate measures to pay a bill, and soon realises her actions will cost her much more.
Miriam fears the consequences of David learning the truth, while Steph hides a secret that threatens the farm's future. Teresa's past comes back to haunt her in the shape of an unexpected visitor who could ruin her new life. Kate and Jack make plans for the future, and Laura's jealousy complicates her relationship with Richard. Erica struggles to save Bob and Pat's marriage, and Claire is caught in the crossfire between Frances and Joyce as plans get under way to build a new air raid shelter for the village.
Frances takes in an evacuee from Liverpool, who is not what she expected. Erica is forced to face the consequences of her actions, while Miriam writes letters to soldiers on the front line that cause more harm than good. Laura and Richard's secret affair is jeopardised when someone sees them together, Teresa receives devastating news, and Claire must decide whether or not to stand by Spencer.
As the war in Europe draws closer to home and the nation faces its darkest hour, the members of the WI find they have their own battles to fight. Alison looks for a way out of her desperate situation, and Frances tries to help Pat while she still can. Miriam keeps an important piece of news from Bryn, and Richard and Laura realise it may not be possible to keep their affair a secret any longer.
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