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Episode 3: Deliverance

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Major factual drama telling the story of history's greatest maritime evacuation. All the characters are real and all the events are taken from first-hand accounts.

Dunkirk has become a siege town. While a large number of the army have been evacuated many tens of thousands still remain. Jimmy Langley is injured during fierce fighting trying to hold back the final German advance and taken to a casualty clearing station where Major Newman has been trying to evacuate his wounded patients. However no arrangements have been made for them and they are left behind to face the Germans who arrive on the same day as Churchill makes his famous speech vowing 'we will never surrender'. Show less


Captain Bill Tennant:
Adrian Rawlins
Anthony Eden:
Jack Fortune
Neville Chamberlain:
Christopher Good
Lord Halifax:
Richard Durden
Clement Attlee:
Richard Attlee
Major General Alexander:
Kevin McNally
Vice Admiral B Ransay:
Richard Bremmer
Captain M Denny:
Nicholas Asbury
Lieutenant Jimmy Langley:
Benedict Cumberbatch
Major Angus McCorquodale:
Nicholas Jones
Guardsman D Thorogood:
Ricci Harnett
Major Philip Newman:
Rick Warden
Lieutenant Ian Cox:
Joseph Mawle
Captain Tom Halsey:
Sean Murray
Commander J Clouston:
William Hope
Rob Warr
Alex Holmes



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