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Carve Her Name with Pride

The true story of English war widow Violette Szabo, who was awarded the George Cross for her work as a secret agent in occupied France in the Second World War.

True story of young English war widow Violette Szabo, who became a secret agent in occupied France during the Second World War. Exposed to the brutality of the Gestapo and the degradation of the concentration camps, she found herself facing a continual struggle for survival. But through sheer courage and grim determination, she eventually became the first woman to be awarded the George Cross.

1 hour, 54 minutes

Last on

Sat 25 Jun 2016 08:15

Credits

Role Contributor
Violette Szabo Virginia McKenna
Tony Fraser Paul Scofield
Mr Bushell Jack L Warner
Mrs Bushell Denise Grey
Etienne Szabo Alain Saury
Jaques Maurice Ronet
Lillian Rolfe Anne Leon
Potter Sydney Tafler
Vera Atkins Avice Landon
Denise Bloch Nicole Stephane
Director Lewis Gilbert
Producer Daniel M Angel
Writer Vernon Harris

Broadcasts

  • Thu 17 Apr 2008 13:05
  • Wed 31 Dec 2008 12:05
  • Wed 23 Dec 2009 13:10
  • Sat 7 Aug 2010 14:35
  • Sun 19 Aug 2012 12:30
  • Wed 2 Jan 2013 21:00
  • Sat 10 Aug 2013 12:05
  • Wed 18 Feb 2015 11:55
  • Wed 18 Feb 2015 12:30
  • Wed 11 Nov 2015 12:20
  • Sat 25 Jun 2016 08:15