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United

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Drama based on the true story of Manchester United's legendary Busby Babes, the youngest side ever to win the Football League, and the 1958 Munich air crash that claimed eight of their number. The film draws on first-hand interviews with the survivors and their families to tell the inspirational story of a team and community overcoming terrible tragedy. Show less

Contributors

Jimmy Murphy:
David Tennant
Bobby Charlton:
Jack O'Connell
Duncan Edwards:
Sam Claflin
Matt Busby:
Dougray Scott
Bert Whalley:
Dean Andrews
Alma George:
Kate Ashfield
Harold Hardman:
David Calder
Alan Hardaker:
Neil Dudgeon
Tommy Skinner:
Tim Healy
Cissie Charlton:
Melanie Hill
Eddie Colman:
Philip Hill-Pearson
Mark Jones:
Thomas Howes
Harry Gregg:
Ben Peel
David Pegg:
Brogan West
Marion Bent:
Natalie Burt
Professor Maurer:
Werner Daehn
Mrs Watson:
Shirley Dixon
Robert Charlton:
Bill Fellows
Customs Officer:
Faton Gerbeshi
PC Gunstone:
Peter Gunn
British Consul:
Daniel Hill
Charlton Athletic Player:
Jamie Martin
Bob Hardisty:
Liam Shannon
Molly Leech:
Katie West
Executive Producer:
Simon Heath
Director:
James Strong

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