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An Ungentlemanly Act


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Based on the events of the first two days of the Falklands War, this blend of tragedy and comedy, courage and confusion, stars Ian Richardson, Rosemary Leach, Bob Peck

On the night of 1 April 1982, 2,000 Argentinian troops land on the Falkland Islands. The Governor and the few dozen Royal Marines stationed there have been told of an Argentine invasion only hours before.
Some islanders still think it is an April Fool prank.
Producer Bradley Adams describes this drama as a "human story of war.... For the residents of the Falkland Islands, it was like having a war in their back garden."
Written and directed by Stuart Urban
A Union Pictures production for BBCtv
Drama: page 6


Writer/Director: Stuart Urban
Producer: Bradley Adams
Governor Rex Hunt: Ian Richardson
Mavis Hunt: Rosemary Leach
Major Mike Norman: Bob Peck
Dick Baker: Ian McNeice
Major Garry Noott: Hugh Ross
Vice Commodore Hector Gilobert: Antonio Valero
Simon Winchester: Paul Geoffrey
Chief of Police Ronnie Lamb: Alex Norton
Patrick Watts: Mike Grady

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