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Tragi-comic drama, first shown in 1992, based on the first two days of the Falklands conflict. On the night of 1 April 1982, 2,000 Argentinian troops land on the Falkland Islands, catching the Governor and the few dozen Royal Marines stationed there off their guard, while some islanders think the invasion is an April Fools' joke. Starring Ian Richardson, Rosemary Leach and Bob Peck.


Ian Richardson
Rosemary Leach
Bob Peck.

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