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Walter's War

Drama inspired by the life of Walter Tull, who became the first black professional footballer and then the first black commissioned officer to lead British troops during WW1.

Drama inspired by the life of Walter Tull who, after years in an orphanage, went on to become a professional footballer and then the first black commissioned officer to lead British troops during WW1.

The action concerns Tull's turbulent passage from ordinary soldier to extraordinary officer at officer training camp, where he had to face his own demons as well as fight the prejudice that surrounded him.

1 hour

Last on

Mon 19 Sep 2011 23:00

Credits

Role Contributor
Walter Tull OT Fagbenle
Edward Tull Michael Wildman
Connie MacPherson Samara MacLaren
Sergeant Fuller Ewan Stewart
Daniel Tull Kwame Kwei-Armah
Writer Kwame Kwei-Armah
Producer Ruth Caleb

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