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Episode 2

15 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 09 November 2010

The series which explores the 20th century through the diaries and correspondence of real people, returns with "A Desolate Bravery" by Lavinia Murray. The drama is inspired by the diaries of military artist David Rowlands who spent time in Bosnia during the civil war in 1993 with the UN Peacekeeping Forces.

David Rowlands spends time with the Royal Army Medical Corps and begins to understand just how brutal this civil war is.

David Rowlands.....Shaun Dooley

Driver.....Kevin Harvey
Chief Clerk.....Conrad Nelson
Paul Newman.....Graeme Hawley
Major Tracey Clark.....Joanne Mitchell

Melodeon played by David Rowlands

Original music by Nicolai Abrahamsen

Directed by Nadia Molinari.

  • Bistrica, Bosnia, April 1993

    Bistrica, Bosnia, April 1993

    Photograph by kind permission of David Rowlands


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