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By a Young Officer: Churchill on the North West Frontier

By Michael Eaton. 4 Extra Debut. Winston Churchill's 1897 adventure as a war correspondent in the hostile Afghan-Pakistani border mountains. Stars Douglas Booth.

Douglas Booth stars as the young Winston Churchill. The year is 1897 and news is just reaching London that Islamic insurgents are causing havoc in the mountainous border between British India and Afghanistan.

Written by Michael Eaton
Director: Dirk Maggs

Producer: David Morley
A Perfectly Normal production for BBC Radio 4.

58 minutes


Role Contributor
Railway Clerk Abdullah Afzal
Sikh Soldier Abdullah Afzal
Browne-Clayton Jonathan Bailey
Cpt of the 35th Jonathan Bailey
Winston Churchill Douglas Booth
Sir Bindon Blood Kenneth Cranham
Colonel Goldney Kenneth Cranham
Buffs Sergeant Kenneth Cranham
Major Deane Stephen Critchlow
Cole Stephen Critchlow
Hughes Stephen Critchlow
Jennie Churchill Lorelei King
Duchess Lilly Lorelei King
Colonel Ramsey Toby Longworth
Staff Officer Toby Longworth
Auctioneer Toby Longworth
Beresford Toby Longworth
Heckler Toby Longworth
Director Dirk Maggs
Producer David Morley
Writer Michael Eaton


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