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Castles in the Sky

This is the remarkable human drama behind the invention that was to prove pivotal in the Battle of Britain. It is also the thrilling story of the tenacity and courage of a most unlikely group of British heroes.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Thu 4 Sep 2014 21:00


Role Contributor
Robert Watson Watt Eddie Izzard
Henry Tizard Alex Jennings
Lindemann David Hayman
Margaret Watson Watt Laura Fraser
Skip Wilkins Karl Davies
Albert Percival Rowe Julian Rhind-Tutt
Winston Churchill Tim McInnerny
Pat Arran Tulloch
Secretary Lesley Harcourt
Scientist Stephen Chance
Scientist Carl Heap
Taffy Celyn Jones
Higgy Iain McKee
Bainbridge Bell Joe Bone
Navy Guard Nick Elliott
Producer Simon Wheeler
Director Gillies MacKinnon
Writer Ian Kershaw


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