The first trailer for Testament of Youth starring Alicia Vikander as Vera Brittain and Kit Harington as Roland Leighton has been released. Published in 1933, Vera Brittain’s Testament of Youth is the first instalment of her memoirs recording her life and experiences during WWI. Vera’s parents will be played by Emily Watson and Domnic West, Alexandra Roach will play Winifred and Anna Chancellor will play Mrs. Leighton. It’s a wonderful cast and the trailer looks beautiful.

Read more about the remarkable Vera Brittain in Neil Kemp’s Vera Brittain: A Testament to a Lost Generation.

Watch the trailer below.


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Olga Hughes is currently pre-occupied with fairy tales, fantasy, misanthropy, medieval history and the long eighteenth century. She has a Bachelor of Fine Art from the Victorian College of the Arts and is currently majoring in Literature and History at Deakin. She has contributed to websites such as History behind Game of Thrones, The Anne Boleyn Files and The Tudor Society.