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Duration: 1 hour, 34 minutes

World War II drama relating the Battle of Britain through the eyes of the operations room of a Kent fighter station during the summer of 1940. The story is told from the perspective of the men and women on the ground as they hear first-hand news of the conflict. A young inexperienced pilot has trouble settling into the routine of squadron life and his adherence to the rule book puts him out of favour with his comrades. Can he win them round?

Last on

Sun 23 Mar 2014 06:00 BBC Two


Group Captain 'Tiger' Small
Jack Hawkins
Squadron Leader Peter Moon
Michael Denison
Nadine Clinton
Dulcie Gray
Pilot Officer 'Septic' Baird
John Gregson
Squadron Leader Bill Ponsford
Andrew Osborn
Squadron Leader Barry Clinton
Cyril Raymond
George More O'Ferrall


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