To Serve Them All My Days

  • 1982
  • TV Show
  • None

A 13-part adaptation of R.F. Delderfield's novel about life at an English boys school in the years between World War I and World War II, centering on David Powlett-Jones, a soldier who becomes a teacher while recovering from shell shock. The British miniseries aired on `Masterpiece Theatre.'

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Part Eleven Trailer
01:05 — The masters bid farewell to Alcock in their own unique ways. David becomes the heir apparent, but Herries cautions David that the job won't be handed (more…)
Part Seven Trailer
01:03 — When Herries announces his retirement, Carter and David square off in the competition for the new headmaster. Julia's gentle persuasion helps David ov (more…)
Part Nine Trailer
01:03 — Outraged by Alcock's campaign to interrogate boys he suspects of "unhealthy friendships," David lashes out and Carter moves on. David becomes fascinat (more…)
Part Four Trailer
01:03 — The twins arrive, and David gets an opportunity to shine as a substitute housemaster. Beautiful Julia Darbyshire takes a teaching post at Bamfylde, bu (more…)
Part Twelve Trailer
01:08 — To David's delight and amazement, Christine shows up at Bamfylde to enroll a new student. A trip home to Wales for a family death stirs David's emotio (more…)
Part Thirteen Trailer
01:02 — David revels in his new life as headmaster and husband, but Christine struggles to find her place at Bamfylde. Howarth makes a telling final request, (more…)
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01:07 — David faces his wedding day with Howarth's gruff encouragement. Beth settles happily into life at Bamfylde, but David becomes agitated over a confront (more…)
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01:02 — David takes over Havelock for good and makes a curious choice for house captain. Everything goes well until Winterbourne, a Havelock boy, goes missing (more…)
Part Ten Trailer
01:12 — Alcock arranges a formal board hearing to air his grievances against David. Despite the risk, David continues to take time away to support Christine. (more…)
Part Six Trailer
01:04 — Stumbling about the moors, David finds a reason to return to Bamfylde and carry on. Five years later, sustained by his teaching and friendships with H (more…)
Part Two Trailer
01:07 — On a holiday in Wales, David meets Beth, a vivacious young nurse from Swansea who literally sets her cap for him. After months of corresponding, David (more…)
Part Eight Trailer
01:13 — As Alcock takes charge and Herries bows out, the contrast between the two men is stark. The new head proves to be interested in economy and sanitation (more…)

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  • Premise: A 13-part adaptation of R.F. Delderfield's novel about life at an English boys school in the years between World War I and World War II, centering on David Powlett-Jones, a soldier who becomes a teacher while recovering from shell shock. The British minise… (more)

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