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The Heroes of Telemark

Occupied Norway, 1942. A team of resistance fighters undertake the vital and dangerous mission to destroy the Norsk heavy water plant to prevent the Nazis producing an atomic bomb. Based on a true story.

2 hours, 5 minutes

Last on

Thu 28 Dec 2017 16:55

The man who helped stop Hitler's A-bomb

Seventy years ago, a small team was sent to carry out one of the most daring and important undercover operations of World War II - to prevent Adolf Hitler building an atomic bomb.
Read about the last hero of Telemark on the BBC News site

Credits

Role Contributor
Dr Rolf Pedersen Kirk Douglas
Knut Straud Richard Harris
Anna Pedersen Ulla Jacobsson
Uncle Michael Redgrave
Arne David Weston
Gunnar Sebastian Breaks
Freddy John Golightly
Oli Alan Howard
Henrik Patrick Jordan
Claus William Marlowe
Einar Brook Williams
Jensen Roy Dotrice
Director Anthony Mann
Producer Benjamin Fisz
Writer Ivan Moffat
Writer Ben Barzman

Broadcasts

  • New Year's Day 2009 14:55
  • Sun 27 Dec 2009 16:35
  • Sat 4 Sep 2010 17:10
  • Sat 21 May 2011 16:25
  • Fri 23 Dec 2011 14:30
  • Thu 2 Jan 2014 14:00
  • Sun 28 Dec 2014 14:25
  • Sun 27 Dec 2015 15:20
  • Sat 26 Mar 2016 13:45
  • Tue 27 Dec 2016 13:05
  • Sat 15 Apr 2017 07:55
  • Thu 28 Dec 2017 16:55