Samantha Bond (Downton Abbey) and Francesca Annis (Reckless) star as bitter rivals for control of the Women's Institute in a rural English town as it struggles with the onset of World War II. The six-part Masterpiece series also stars Claire Calbraith (Downton Abbey), Ed Stoppard (Upstairs Downstairs), and Claire Rushbrook (Whitechapel).
Francesca Annis, Samantha Bond, Ruth Gemmell, Ed Stoppard. With the outbreak of WWII and men rushing off to war, the women they leave behind quarrel over the how their Cheshire town is to run and over the tough decisions to be made by the powerful Women's Institute. Includes 6 episodes on 2 DVDs. 2015/color/6 hrs/NR/widescreen.