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Against All Odds


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Another in the series of factual dramas using actors and real-life testimony to retell stories which are almost too astounding to be credible.
The Promise. The compelling story of a British army officer serving with the United Nations who promises 30 orphans that he will rebuild their bombed out home.
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Director James Hawes ; Series producer
Joanne Reay Stereo Subtitled ..........


Director: James Hawes
Producer: Joanne Reay
Colonel Mark Cook: Roy Marsden
Dr Marica Topic: Sanja Marin
Major Drake: Marc Sinden
Lance Corporal Anderson: Andy Gray
Goran Nikles: Dragan Despot
Sergeant Biggins: Mark Moraghan
Marino: Slavko Juraga
Caroline Cook: Caroline John

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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