11 April 1918
The British Army is in pell-mell retreat towards the Channel ports, and must face up to losing the war. Stars Lee Ross and John Macmillan.
The British Army is in pell-mell retreat towards the Channel Ports, and must face up to losing the First World War, in this story starring Lee Ross and John Macmillan.
Meticulously based on unit war diaries and eye-witness accounts, each episode of TOMMIES traces one real day at war, exactly 100 years ago.
And through it all, wel follow the fortunes of Mickey Bliss and his fellow signallers. They are the cogs in an immense machine, one which connects situations across the whole theatre of the war, over four long years.
Series created by Jonathan Ruffle
Written by Avin Shah
Producers: David Hunter, Jonquil Panting, Jonathan Ruffle
Director: Jonquil Panting.
|Captain Mickey Bliss||Lee Ross|
|Sergeant Desmond Dixon||Daniel Weyman|
|Sapper Juma Gubanda||John Macmillan|
|Sapper Ezekiel Warmby||Tom Vallen|
|Captain Eric Halliday||Mark Edel-Hunt|
|German Gunner||Philip Bretherton|