Starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Rebecca Hall, BBC Two’s Parade’s End continues on BBC Two this week.
In the penultimate episode of the five-part mini-series, an exhausted Christopher prepares soldiers for the draft. Back in London Sylvia decides to visit her husband in France, oblivious to the consequences her trip will have for him.
Episode 4 airs at 9pm on Friday 14th September on BBC Two. To whet your appetite, here are ten teasing lines of dialogue from the episode…
» “I haven’t the slightest intention of getting killed.”
» “There won’t always be a war. But there’s always be an Empire.”
» “Damn fine officer… when he isn’t going mad.”
» “Anything but the trenches…”
» “What is the point in being Permanent Secretary of the Department of Transport if you can’t transport me?”
» “Have you got a sweetheart in the War, Miss?”
» “By all the saints I’ll make that wooden face wince yet!”
» “I will not have skirts around my HQ!”
» “You’re very much mistaken if you think the general is a friend of mine. I haven’t a friend in the world.”
» “Sheer cheek, putting a gun where people of quality might want to sleep or converse!’
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