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War Machine

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World War One drama series. At the Battle of Amiens, a tank commander and his crew must storm through enemy lines and fight against the odds to bring the war to an end.

Series immersing viewers in the real stories of British troops serving on the front line during World War One.

1918, and after four years of combat the British invent a new weapon designed to break the stalemate. Private Chas Rowland, determined to bring the war to an end and return home, joins the Tank Corps under the command of Lieutenant Mould, entering the extraordinary world of the Niveleur, a Mark V tank.

Primed to take part in a major offensive against the Germans just outside the French town of Amiens, the crew of the Niveleur include Fred Firth, a father-of-two desperate to see his children again, Private Dodds, a tough warrior scarred by the loss of his brothers and Mike Weston, a civilian mechanic conscripted into the tanks. The crew will only survive four gruelling days behind enemy lines if they can learn to work together. Can they bring the war to an end and make it home?

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Tue 28 Oct 2014 00:05

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Credits

Role Contributor
Chas Rowland Gerard Kearns
Lieutenant Mould Luke Norris
Fred Firth Shaun Dooley
Mike Weston Danny Walters
Dodds Chris Reilly
Anne Anna Bolton
Lieutenant Cohen John Hollingworth
Burns Niall McNamee
Officer Ryan Kiggell
German Boy James Wilson
O'Brien Kyle Evans
Dawson Sholto Morgan
Director Bruce Goodison
Producer Susan Horth
Writer Joe Barton

Broadcasts

  • Thu 21 Aug 2014 21:00
  • Fri 22 Aug 2014 02:00
  • Sun 24 Aug 2014 21:00
  • Wed 27 Aug 2014 02:00
  • Thu 28 Aug 2014 03:00
  • Mon 27 Oct 2014 23:20
  • Mon 27 Oct 2014 23:45
  • Mon 27 Oct 2014 23:50
  • Tue 28 Oct 2014 00:05

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