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Eric Lomax - The Railway Man Episode guide

  1. Episode 8

    8/8 Striking a balance between remembering the horrors of war and harbouring hate.

    First broadcast: 08 Jan 2014

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  2. Episode 7

    7/8 Almost 50 years after the war, the former officer meets one of his Japanese tormentors.

    First broadcast: 07 Jan 2014

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  3. Episode 6

    6/8 Having been transferred and brutalised by his captors, the officer's interrogation begins.

    First broadcast: 06 Jan 2014

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  4. Episode 5

    5/8 The guards discover the prisoners' home-made radio set. The autobiography of a prisoner.

    First broadcast: 03 Jan 2014

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  5. Episode 4

    4/8 The officer brands the Burma-Siam railway 'the last cruel enterprise of the railway age'.

    First broadcast: 02 Jan 2014

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  6. Episode 3

    3/8 When Singapore falls in February 1942, the signals officer soon finds himself a prisoner.

    First broadcast: 01 Jan 2014

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  7. Episode 2

    2/8 The outbreak of the war allows the young Scot to escape from his mundane Post Office job.

    First broadcast: 31 Dec 2013

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  8. Episode 1

    1/8 Best-selling autobiography, featuring wartime experiences as a prisoner of the Japanese.

    First broadcast: 30 Dec 2013

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