Sat 8 Sep Related Content You may also like. See all episodes from Wartime Farm. Thu 18 Oct Alex looks at government solutions to the national ‘toy shortage’, whilst Peter discovers that soap had become the nation’s favourite Christmas gift. BBC Two except Wales. A wartime dance at the Farm Duration:
Over 2, farmers deemed ‘not good enough’ were thrown off their farms during the war. This meant ploughing up 6. Alex looks at government solutions to the national ‘toy shortage’, whilst Peter discovers that soap had become the nation’s favourite Christmas gift. Peter also launches a rabbit-breeding concern and they take in the latest release from the Ministry of Information, who made films urging farmers to use the very latest techniques in the fields. Tue 6 Nov Home Episodes Clips Galleries.
Thu 25 Oct Home Episodes Clips Galleries. BBC One except Wales. Alex looks at government solutions to the national ‘toy shortage’, whilst Peter discovers that soap had become the nation’s favourite Christmas gift.
Related Content You may also like. The Wartime Farm team tackle the conditions faced by British farmers inwhen food imports slumped to their lowest level during the war. With turkeys few and far between, Ruth cooks up an alternative – known as ‘mock turkey’ or ‘murkey’ – made from apples, onion and ip,ayer dash of sausage meat, with a pair of parsnips for legs. The team discover that as the conflict drew to a close, the need for home-grown food became greater than ever.
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Wed 29 Nov The team tackles the conditions faced by the British farmers in latewhen Britain’s cities were heavily bombed by the Nazis. Farmers did their bit by growing vast amounts of flax, which was used to make parachute webbing, fighter aircraft fuselages, tents and ropes, with production in Britain increasing from 1, acres to 60, With tasks mounting up on the farm, the team turn to a popular source of additional wartime labour – children.
Ruth discovers the methods women used to look good despite the restrictions of rationing. As D-Day drew ever closer, 3.
Racing pigeons were requisitioned by the military to carry vital intelligence to and from occupied France. Tue 6 Nov Fri 19 Oct The financial cost of war left Britain iplaye and struggling to afford imports, leading to a burden on farmers that remained long after the war finished.
Thu 27 Sep Related Content You may also like. See all episodes from Wartime Farm. Thu 18 Fxrm Recreating the farming conditions ofwith Britain partly responsible for feeding populations across the war-torn continent following victory in Europe.
Sat 20 Oct The team faces a government inspection for productivity. There is a new farmhouse to modernise, strict new rules to abide by and air raid precautions to contend with.
A rat catcher helps Alex deal with the farm’s rodent problem, a job which usually fell to Land Girls. Home Episodes Clips Galleries.
The Blitz resulted in one of the biggest mass movements of people in British history as three million city dwellers fled to the countryside. Episode 6 Wartime Farm. Sorry, this episode is not currently available. Thu 23 Nov The team face the conditions of and prepare to tackle the most crucial event of their farming year: Explore the map to hear stories from around Europe.
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Related Content You may also like. Historian Ruth Goodman and archaeologists Alex Langlands and Peter Ginn face up to the challenges of the biggest revolution ever episose in the history of the British countryside as they turn Manor Farm back to how it was run in the Second World War.
Rationing lasted well into the s. Tue 21 Nov Related Content You may also like.