Days That Shook the World Two royal scandals - the trial and execution of Henry Vill 's second queen Anne Boleyn in 1536, and Edward VIII 's abdication from the throne in 1936 in favour of his lover, American divorcee Wallis Simpson.
3/5. How the ebullience of "swinging" London gave way to a mood of unease as a new generation of directors saw the certainties of postwar Britain collapsing around them. Featuring Sylvia Syms, James Fox, Tom Courtenay, Dirk Bogarde and Lindsay Anderson.
Stirring biographical drama about RAF ace Douglas Bader , starring
Kenneth More. Following a flying accident in which he loses both his legs, doctors expect Bader to die, but he overcomes incredible odds to take on the Luftwaffe in the Battle of Britain. Review p83. A triple bill of Second World War-themed programmes follows
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