A window to the past

Green Valley Stories, a BBC television series, explores life on a 17th-century British farm. This 12 ½-hour television documentary, produced and directed by Peter Sommer, received the prestigious “Learning on Screen” Award for its rich historical and educational content, conferred by the British University Film and Video Council. This article on the series was first published in the October issue of Retirement Today. The goal Why make a TV series about life on a 400 year old farm? That was my first question when I was asked to shoot a series of 12 episodes of the BBC, Green Valley Tales, …

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