During WWII, a new recruit in the propaganda section of the British Ministry of Information investigates the story of two brave women who piloted a boat in the Dunkirk evacuation. She works on a film based on the story even as London endures the fiercest nights of the Blitz.
“You’d need a heart of stone and a funny bone of porridge not to enjoy this sweet-natured and eminently lovable British film.” The Guardian
Read the book by Lissa Evans beforehand, watch the film and join in the discussion afterwards led by Bewdley Book Week.
The final Viceroy of India, Lord Mountbatten, is tasked with overseeing the transition of British India to independence, but meets with conflict as different sides clash in the face of monumental change.
"Gripping political drama with a populist edge" Guardian