A rich tapestry of VE Day memories from guests including Dame Patricia Routledge, war evacuee Sir Derek Jacobi, former Speaker of the House of Commons Baroness Boothroyd of Sandwell, 102 year old former Gunner Capt Jack Swaab MC, 98 year old former York and Lancaster Regiment officer Geoffrey Winter, 94 year old former ATS Driver Mechanic Barbara Weather, 78 year old historian Christopher Lee, 96 year old Bletchley Park veteran Betty Webb, 96 year old Chelsea Pensioner Bob Sullivan and 95 year old former Coldstream Guardsman Allan Jackson: more than 1000 years’ experience distilled into one fascinating podcast.
Lorraine Kelly introduces a series of conversations between people whose lives were changed forever by war and conflict, discovering how they’ve adapted to their new circumstances.
These conversations are brought to you by ABF The Soldiers’ Charity – the national charity of the British Army. Founded in 1944, the charity has been providing support to soldiers, veterans and their immediate families when they are in need for 75 years.
Interviews conducted by Dave Roberts and Katie Burns. Produced by Wisebuddah.