Breaker Morant: The Retrial (2013): Part 02

Introduction Breaker Morant: The Retrial explores the origins and the character of Harry ‘The Breaker’ Morant, the Englishman who became an Australian legend. Refer to Breaker Morant (1980). Outline Bush balladeer Breaker Morant was executed for following orders during the Boer War. Was he a victim of the cruelty and criminality at the heart of… Read More

Breaker Morant: The Retrial (2013): Part 01

Introduction Breaker Morant: The Retrial explores the origins and the character of Harry ‘The Breaker’ Morant, the Englishman who became an Australian legend. Refer to Breaker Morant (1980). Outline Bush balladeer Breaker Morant was executed for following orders during the Boer War. Was he a victim of the cruelty and criminality at the heart of… Read More

A Horseman Riding By (1978): S01E13 – 1919: The Old and the New

Introduction Drama following the life of Paul Craddock, who fought in the Boer War and was severely injured. Upon returning home he becomes squire of a long neglected Devonshire estate. Outline With Paul missing and the army having vacated Shallowford, Codsall sets out to buy the valley. A Horseman Riding By Series You can find… Read More

A Horseman Riding By (1978): S01E12 – 1918: The Service

Introduction Drama following the life of Paul Craddock, who fought in the Boer War and was severely injured. Upon returning home he becomes squire of a long neglected Devonshire estate. Outline Who is setting fire to the haystacks? When Claire finds out she is faced with an impossible decision. The Potter twins have two new… Read More

A Horseman Riding By (1978): S01E11 – 1917: The Bad Season

Introduction Drama following the life of Paul Craddock, who fought in the Boer War and was severely injured. Upon returning home he becomes squire of a long neglected Devonshire estate. Outline Paul has joined up. Shallowford is now a convalescent home and very crowded. John Rudd suggests that Claire should move out. Elinor Codsall has… Read More

A Horseman Riding By (1978): S01E10 – 1916: The Profiteers

Introduction Drama following the life of Paul Craddock, who fought in the Boer War and was severely injured. Upon returning home he becomes squire of a long neglected Devonshire estate. Outline The Valley has its first conscientious objector and most of the locals do not take it kindly. Sydney Codsall, now a solicitor, visits Paul… Read More

A Horseman Riding By (1978): S01E09 – 1915: Death of a Hero

Introduction Drama following the life of Paul Craddock, who fought in the Boer War and was severely injured. Upon returning home he becomes squire of a long neglected Devonshire estate. Outline Who is sending white feathers? And who is putting flowers on Germans’ graves? Will Codsall, back on leave, causes a lot of anxiety, and… Read More

A Horseman Riding By (1978): S01E08 – 1914: Call to Arms

Introduction Drama following the life of Paul Craddock, who fought in the Boer War and was severely injured. Upon returning home he becomes squire of a long neglected Devonshire estate. Outline The Great War hits the Valley. Will Codsall is the first man to be called up. The war fever spreads quickly, taking everyone in… Read More

A Horseman Riding By (1978): S01E07 – 1914: The Last Hot Summer

Introduction Drama following the life of Paul Craddock, who fought in the Boer War and was severely injured. Upon returning home he becomes squire of a long neglected Devonshire estate. Outline Nine years have passed and Paul and Claire have been married for seven. John Rudd surprises everyone, particularly Maureen O’Keefe , and the Potter… Read More

A Horseman Riding By (1978): S01E06 – 1905: The Hollow Victory

Introduction Drama following the life of Paul Craddock, who fought in the Boer War and was severely injured. Upon returning home he becomes squire of a long neglected Devonshire estate. Outline With Grace gone, Claire becomes indispensable to Paul and when Smut Potter plays a dangerous game, Claire is there to help. Paul gets more… Read More