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Britain's Greatest Pilot: The Extraordinary Story of Captain Winkle Brown

Captain Eric 'Winkle' Brown recounts his flying experiences, encounters with the Nazis and other adventures leading up to and during the Second World War. Illustrated with archive footage and Captain Brown's own photos.

59 minutes

Last on

Fri 24 Nov 2017 02:00

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Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter James Holland
Participant Eric 'Winkle' Brown
Executive Producer Steve Crabtree
Producer Simon Winchcombe
Director Simon Winchcombe

Broadcasts

  • Sun 1 Jun 2014 21:00
  • Tue 3 Jun 2014 23:20
  • Tue 3 Jun 2014 23:50
  • Wed 4 Jun 2014 23:50
  • Tue 24 Jun 2014 09:05
  • Wed 8 Oct 2014 19:00
  • Tue 12 May 2015 22:00
  • Wed 13 May 2015 03:00
  • Fri 26 Feb 2016 19:00
  • Fri 26 Feb 2016 20:00
  • Thu 23 Nov 2017 22:00
  • Fri 24 Nov 2017 02:00