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Land Girl In Fiction: A book and Drama List

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Below is a list of books, poetry, plays and DVDs featuring Land Girls as the main characters.
For general histories of the Women's Land Army click here.


BRADSHAW, Rita (2005) Always I'll Remember London: Headline North-East England 9780755306237
ELGIN, Elizabeth (2003) A Scent Of Lavender London: Harper Collins Yorkshire 9780007131204
GARDNER, Dorothy (1997) All in a day's work London: Minerva Press West country 1861063954
GROVES, Annie (2006) Some Sunny Day London: Harper Collins England 9780007209651
HUMPHREYS, Helen (2004) The Lost Garden: a novel W.W.Norton & Co. Devon 9780393324914
HUTH, Angela (1994) Land Girls London: Sinclair-Stevenson Somerset 1856192245
(2010) Once a Land Girl Constable   9781849012751
LAMBERT, Gwyneth (2009) Town Girl Penzance: United Writers Cornwall 9781852001391
MATTHEWMAN, Phyllis (1942) Jill on the Land London: Lutterworth Press    
McCARRAHER, Lucy (2008) Kindred Spirits South Norfolk 18492311725
PATON-WALSH, Jill & SAYERS, Dorothy L. (2003) A Presumption of Death New York: St. Martin's Minotaur England 0340820675
POCOCK, Doris (1946) Lorna On The Land London: Ward, Lock England BM Catalogue
RAWLINGS, Geoffrey (2002) Tolcarne Merock Penzance United Writers Cornwall 185200097X
ROBERTS, Irene (1997) Walker Street London, Piatkus England 0749903740
STONEHAM, Julia (2008) Muddy boots and silk stockings London: Allison and Busby Devon 9780749079604
STONEHAM, Julia (2010) The Girl at the Farmhouse Gate London: Allison and Busby Devon 9780749008130
STONEHAM, Julia (2011) Alice's Girls London: Allison and Busby Devon 9780749009748
STONEHAM, Julia (20014) Evie London: Allison and Busby Devon 9780749015817
WHITMEE, Jeanne (2003) Pride Of Peacocks London: Robert Hale. Suffolk 0709074484
WILKINSON, Anie (2014) The Land Girls London: Simon & Schuster ???? 9781471115400
WILLIAMS, Dee (2009) This Time for Keeps London: Headline Sussex 9780755339570

E-Book Novels

HATFIELD, Alice (2014) Cabbage Patch Corporals Amazon Media Essex ASIN B00JICA8JY



(1945) Poems of the Land Army

London: The Land Girl [magazine]

Anthology of 17 WLA poets/ (included in)
Imperial war Museum reprint of "The Women's Land Army" (1997)

 Stage Plays

Shaw, Do
(Community play)

(2002) Back To The Land Oberon Books, London / 'Absolute Classics'

The Lions Part
(Devised by company)


Lilies On The Land
(documentary drama)


[Performed by "The Lions Part" theatre company]
Bromley, Kate (2009) The Land Girls of Yorkshire [Performed by Badapple Theatre Co.]

Feature Films

Powell & Pressburger
(Writer, producer, director)

(1944) A Canterbury Tale Archers Film Productions

124 mins
(b & w)
DVD 1999



The Land Girls Film Four

111 mins
Cert (12)

TV Drama

Moore, Roland

(Sept 2009)
5 x 45 mins

Land Girls

Daytime drama

Set in UK Midlands

Rob Heyland (writer)
Jeremy Silberson (director)

Sun,7 Nov 2004

Foyles War: They Fought in the Fields
Episode (Series 3, Episode 3)

ITV drama Set in the south-east of England

Radio Drama

Stoneham, Julia

April 1995

The Cinderella Service': Three-part series of plays about Women's Land Army girls during WW2.

BBC Radio drama

Stoneham, Julia

May and June 1998

'Cinderella D-Day' : Three-part follow-up plays to previous 'The Cinderella Service' series. ITV drama


Stuart Antrobus Historian/Author

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