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11 November 1918

By Avin Shah. Today we are with the soldiers of the 2/10 Royal Scots still fighting in the frozen wastes of northern Russia as news of the Armistice percolates through.

by Avin Shah

Today we are with the soldiers of the 2/10 Royal Scots still fighting in the frozen wastes of Northern Russia as news of the Armistice percolates through.

Meticulously based on unit war diaries and eye-witness accounts, each episode of TOMMIES traces one real day at war, exactly 100 years ago, telling untold stories about the war in Gaza, Gallipoli, Serbia, Mesopotamia, Russia, Egypt, Macedonia, Italy, Turkmenistan and Tanzania, as well as on the Western Front.

Capt. Clive Crosby . . . Chris Reilly
Capt. Richard Gallyman . . . Ryan Whittle
Dmitri Ivanovich . . . Andrew Byron
Lt. Stephen Liddell . . . Monty d'Inverno
Wang Fu . . . Liam Lau Fernandez
Rosemary Valentine . . . Madeleine Worrall
Olga . . . Ivana Basic
Eugenie . . . Elizabeth Counsell
Admiral Rosslyn Wemyss . . . Sean Murray
Orderly . . . Lewis Bray
Driver . . . Cameron Percival
Commentator . . . Indira Varma

Producers: Jonquil Panting, Jonathan Ruffle, David Hunter.

Director . . .David Hunter

44 minutes

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Sun 11 Nov 2018 15:00

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