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The Village anyone?

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PenelopePisstop Sun 31-Mar-13 21:01:27

Just starting, I'm looking forward to this.

LittleBairn Sun 31-Mar-13 21:24:51

ging tell me about it ging! I'm thankful I was born in the 1980s!
My mum was a young mum but she still remembers the comments about lefties at her very strict catholic school, so she was always particular about people not making comments to me about it. Including getting snotty with teachers who whined I rubbed along the page and messed it up.

At least the other teacher was nice.
I love period dramas but this one needs a bit less misery for me to want to continue with it.

kansasmum Sun 31-Mar-13 21:25:06

Sadly I thought this would be depressing and I'm not wrong. BBC dramas ain't what they used to be!

dingit Sun 31-Mar-13 21:25:55

I thought this would have a feel good factor, like call the midwife hmm

PenelopePisstop Sun 31-Mar-13 21:27:20

Thinking same tickety boo not understanding why they've started off so bad and harrowing. It's not entertaining, it's upsetting. Not happy, thought it would be a CTM replacement or at least 'How Green is my valley'.

I Vow To Thee My Country best bit

Toughasoldboots Sun 31-Mar-13 21:27:41

I am giving it 5 min too and I will suffer Dave or something unless it improves.

LittleBairn Sun 31-Mar-13 21:27:51

For farmers of that era they seem to have a large (if sparse) house.
Love the young teacher defying the HT.

gingeme Sun 31-Mar-13 21:27:56

Its real Life thats why. Not everything was warm fire and a communial pic nic after church on May day .

FiveGoMadInDorset Sun 31-Mar-13 21:28:18

And just turned over.

Toughasoldboots Sun 31-Mar-13 21:29:38

I know but I want a bit of escapism.

moggiek Sun 31-Mar-13 21:30:34

Spectacularly underwhelmed ....

LittleBairn Sun 31-Mar-13 21:31:37

Naughty little shit peaking at them.

Me too Oldboots I don't mind a bit of misery as long as it is mixed in with some nice stuff too.

Southeastdweller Sun 31-Mar-13 21:32:19

Too depressing for Easter night but will watch to the end.

dingit Sun 31-Mar-13 21:32:35

Had enough.

gingeme Sun 31-Mar-13 21:32:39

He he cheeky little boy grin

gallicgirl Sun 31-Mar-13 21:32:55

How about a bit of voyeurism?

PenelopePisstop Sun 31-Mar-13 21:33:44

Are with tough I can't see this getting another series, got no chance of lasting the 100 years.

There isn't anyone likeable in it, 'Cept maybe mother.

ShipwreckedAndComatose Sun 31-Mar-13 21:34:15

Hanging on in there...

diddl Sun 31-Mar-13 21:34:21

Oh bloody hell-I've just read that it's to span 100yrs-42eps!!

No way!

That's me off!

gingeme Sun 31-Mar-13 21:35:50

Whos the young lady ?

LittleBairn Sun 31-Mar-13 21:36:24

42 eps well it better bloody cheer up!

dingit Sun 31-Mar-13 21:37:55

Think its 6 weeks to begin with.

LineRunner Sun 31-Mar-13 21:38:29

I presume it goes straight into the Great War from here.

gallicgirl Sun 31-Mar-13 21:38:40

42 episodes?!

Even Maeve Binchy and Catherine Cookson managed better than this!

Criky, I don't want to turn off in case something good actually happens but this is s*

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