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This new history- based series uses dramatic reconstruction, expert analysis and archival footage to tell the personal dramas of World War I. Following six key characters: foot soldier Archie Barwick ( Myles Pollard) from Tasmania; army nurse Kit McNaughton ( Jane Watt) from south- west Victoria; Boer war veteran Harold “Pompey” Elliott ( Luke Hewitt) from Melbourne; English born, farm labourer’s son Tom Barker ( Tom Milton); peace campaigner, Vida Goldstein ( Virginia Gay) and pro- war crusader Eva Hughes ( Alexandra Jones); their emotional journeys are told through letters, diaries, speeches and newspaper articles.
We’re all told that fresh is best, particularly when it comes to o fish. But with frozen varieties around a third of the price, Jamie Oliver ( pictured) ctured) is here to teach us how to make the most of the less expensive offering. fering. He’s whipping up a scrumptious- looking tikka curry that seems as easy as it is cost- effective. The naked chef also dishes up a thrifty y cheese and bean combo, and smoky barbecue baked beans with sweet weet potato. And the Mexican- inspired meals continue with a slight ght Asian twist in a tortilla- wrapped chicken dish. As usual, Jamie e makes cooking fun and simple.