The Great War: The Peo­ple’s Story ITV, 9pm

Macclesfield Express - - TVWEEK -

Daniel Mays con­tin­ues the story of cock­ney lad Reg Evans as the sol­dier un­der­goes pi­o­neer­ing plas­tic surgery af­ter be­ing shot in the face in the trenches. Matthew McNulty is Alan Lloyd, who swapped fam­ily life in Birm­ing­ham for the bat­tle­fields of the Somme, and the pro­gramme in­cludes the di­ary en­tries of fash­ion­able so­ci­ety cook and restau­ra­teur Hal­lie Miles (played by Ali­son Stead­man) and suf­fragette Kate Parry Frye (Ro­mola Garai), for whom job op­por­tu­ni­ties are open­ing up as the role of women in Bri­tain changes rad­i­cally.

Matthew McNulty

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