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21 June 1917

Mickey is summoned to deal with the problem of remotely controlled German boats packed with explosives. The solution coincides with a crisis in his personal life.

By Nick Warburton

Summoned to Nieuport on the Belgian coast can a barely recovered Mickey deal with the problem of remotely controlled German boats packed with explosives? Especially when the solution concurs horribly with a crisis in his personal life.

Meticulously based on unit war diaries and eye-witness accounts, each episode of TOMMIES traces one real day at war, exactly 100 years ago.

Series created by Jonathan Ruffle
Producers: Jonquil Panting, David Hunter, Jonathan Ruffle
Director: David Hunter.

45 minutes

Last on

Sat 29 Sep 2018 21:00

Credits

Role Contributor
Captain Mickey Bliss Lee Ross
Commentator Indira Varma
Evadne Clare Corbett
Commodore Marcus Rochester Philip Fox
Lieutenant Mackenzie Warrender David Sturzaker
Jack Bliss Antonio Aakeel
Major Teddy Graham Simon Ludders
Chief Petty Officer Evans Samuel James
Seaman Keaton Charlie Clements
Lieutenant Commander Jackson-Cooper Robert Blythe
Operator Sarah Ridgeway
Producer Jonquil Panting
Producer David Hunter
Producer Jonathan Ruffle
Director David Hunter
Writer Nick Warburton

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Study key WW1 themes: Aviation; Heroism; Trauma; A New World Order

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