I just wathched a tv series called Land Girls. It's very compelling, but it was more like The Godfather than life on a country Estate in WW2, whith 3 seperate life threatening incidents going off at the same time.
Nathaniel Parker from The Inspector Lynley mysteries was in season one to be killed off in the last episode, leaving a harsh unloving wife Lady Hoxely as played by Sophie, daughter of Simon, Ward. However, in season's 2 and 3 she's become a more sympathetic character, who's unlucky in love, but whose also fairer with her staff comapred to earlier in the show and patrotic in the needs of her Country
In the show we have an ex gangsters moll, now a reformed character in the land army, who marries the village vicar. However, one of the best characters is the slighlty crooked but loveable farm Manager Fred Finch, who has a soft spot for married older land girl Esther and her teenage son