Southern Italy, 1944: As chaos reigns all around them, British Army Captain Michael Berryman meets war artist Thomas March. Despite having a young fiancée, Flora, straight-laced Michael finds himself falling for Thomas' bohemian charms; their relationship, however, is made impossible by societal pressures. 2017: In a more accepting world, an ageing Flora looks on as her grandson Adam tentatively forms a relationship with his client Steve. But while the external obstacles have fallen away, a minefield of internalised issues and dangerous temptations still line the road to happiness...
The Changing Times
- Man in an Orange Shirt review by AA
Brilliant two parter covering two members of the same family and the struggles they went through with their sexuality and acceptance. Brilliant script by Patrick Gale and the acting talent on show were exemplary.