Man in an Orange Shirt

This captivating drama from the makers of Broadchurch and Apple Tree Yard explores forbidden wartime love - vividly contrasted with a present-day romance nearly derailed by the consequences of the 1940s tale with which it is so intertwined. Written by bestselling author Patrick Gale, Man in an Orange Shirt features an exciting cast of outstanding young stars alongside Oscar-winner Vanessa Redgrave.

Southern Italy, 1944: as chaos reigns all around them, British Army Captain Michael Berryman meets war artist Thomas March. Despite having a young fiancée, Flora, straight-laced Michael finds himself falling for Thomas' bohemian charms; their relationship, however, is made impossible by societal pressures.

2017: In a more accepting world, an ageing Flora looks on as her grandson Adam tentatively forms a relationship with his client Steve. But while the external obstacles have fallen away, a minefield of internalised issues and dangerous temptations still line the road to happiness...

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