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Screen One: A Breed of Heroes


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A bitter comedy from
Charles Wood , writer of the controversial Tumbledown.
1971: fresh-faced, eagerfor heroics, the young officers arrive in Belfast. Pelted with rocks by kids, sniped at by the IRA, they take refuge in sex, black humourand the weird rituals of the officers' mess.
See today's choices.
Producer Andree Molyneux ; Director
Diarmuid Lawrence


Unknown: Charles Wood
Producer: Andree Molyneux
Unknown: Diarmuid Lawrence
Lt Charles Thoroughgood: Samuel West
Lt Collan Gowrie: Nicholas Farrell
Brian Beazely: Richard Griffiths
Lt Chatsworth: Jonathan Firth
Maj Edward Lumley: Robert Bathurst
Maj Anthony Hamilton-Smith: Patrick Drury
Capt Colin Reach: Daniel Flynn
Capt Nigel Beale: William Tapley
Capt Henry Sandy: Alexander Armstrong
LtTim Byrant: Julian Rhind-Tutt
RSM Bone: David Barrass
L/Cpl Stagg: Jake Wood
L/Cpl Winn: Anthony Watson
L/Cpl Van Horne: Shaun Dingwall
Lt in the Wessex Scouts: George Asprey
A/C Smith 250: Alex Walkinshaw
Janet: Natascha McElhone
Lt Phillip Lamb: Neil Roberts
Jack Smiles: Denys Hawthorne

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Screen One: A Breed of Heroes

BBC One London, 4 September 1994 21.30

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