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Soldiers to Be

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The first in a new six-part series of the fly-on-the-wall documentary following the training of would-be soldiers begins with a compilation of the first series. Among the recruits followed were Guardsmen Peter Elliott and Mark
Golding who managed to cope with the shouting at
Pirbright, while Gavin Downes at Winchester learnt to keep his mouth shut, and Jim South in Sheffield had problems with his fitness. Contains strong language. The series continues tomorrow at 9.30pm.
Producer Sara Tibbetts ; Series producers David Belton , Janet Harris (S)

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Elliott
Unknown: Gavin Downes
Unknown: Jim South
Producer: Sara Tibbetts
Producers: David Belton
Producers: Janet Harris

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