Synopses & Reviews
Tie-in to a two hour adaptation of Magorian's tale of Willie Beech. When Willie is evacuated from London and taken in by Tom Oakley, he expects the worst. But as time goes on, Willie's life with Tom becomes almost idyllic. Then he is forced to return to the horrors of war-torn London. The production stars John Thaw as Tom.
Young Willie Beech is evacuated to the country as Britain stands on the brink of the 2nd World War. A sad, deprived child, he slowly begins to flourish under the care of old Tom Oakley, but his new-found happiness is shattered by a summons from his mother back in London.