Private Peaceful to premiere on BBC One

Private Peaceful, an adaptation of Michael’s beloved First World War novel, will air on Sunday 24th January at 11.30pm.

The film will follow a screening of War Horse, another film based on Morpurgo’s work, the same weekend.

Morpurgo has urged parents and young people to stay up and watch the adaptation, or to catch up on iPlayer up to 30 days later.

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