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British sitcom in which an unhappily married man discovers he can time travel back to 1940s war-torn London where he masquerades as an MI5 agent and part-time songwriter whilst courting the local barmaid.
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Several pieces of music that would have been heard by The Larkins on the radio during the period, on the BBC light pro-gramme, were re-recorded for use in the show by Barrie Guard, conducting The English Light Concert Orchestra. The original versions of the re-created tracks were originally recorded for the Production Music Libraries of, respectively, Chappell's and Bosworth And Co. The tracks re-recorded were:
'Devil's Gallop'-best known for it's as use as the theme to Dick Barton. 'Calling All Workers'-best known as the theme to Music While You Work. 'Puffin' Billy'-best known as the theme tune of Children's Choice. 'In a Party Mood'-better known for Housewive's Choice.
These were recorded at Olympic Studios, along with the rest of the series music. See more »
The first two episodes are a fantastic love story based on the first book.
This is a reply to Annoymous-007 who considered the film better than the TV Series. Does this person know that the the film relocated the original setting from Kent to the United States of America. The TV Series was based on the actual books and filmed where they were set. Annonymous-007 has missed the point - the theme of novels is the rejection of control and the concept of Romanticism and the free individual. That is why HE Bates alluded to the idea of Marriette being pregnant at the start of the first story (which she is not). There is a great connection to Jane Austen and the Brontes in the opening episodes, based on the first book: this is indeed a love story worthy of mention alongside Pride and Prejudice and Jane Eyre.
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