Docudrama following events at Dunkirk in May and June 1940.
- imDb Rating: 7.3 (535 Votes)
- Metascore: N/A
A dramatized documentary about the evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force from Dunkirk in May 1940.
- Rated: N/A
- Released: 18 Feb 2004
- Runtime: 180 min
- Genre: Documentary, Drama, History, War
- Director: Alex Holmes
- Writer: Alex Holmes, Neil McKay, Lisa Osborne
- Actors: Timothy Dalton, Simon Russell Beale, Clive Brunt, Phil Cornwell
- Language: English
- Country: UK
- Awards: 2 wins & 3 nominations.
- Total Seasons:
Episode 1x3; Mar 03, 2004
Dunkirk has become a siege town. While a large number of the army have been evacuated many tens of thousands still remain. Jimmy Langley is injured during fierce fighting trying to hold back the final German advance and taken to a casualty clearing station where Major Newman has been trying to evacuate his wounded patients. However no arrangements have been made for them and they are left behind to face the Germans who arrive on the same day as Churchill makes his famous speech vowing 'we will never surrender'.
Timothy Dalton as Narrator
Simon Russell Beale as Winston Churchill
Adrian Rawlins as Capt. Bill Tennant RN
Nicholas Asbury as Capt. Michael Denny
Kevin McNally as Maj. Gen. Harold Alexander
Michael Legge as LCpl Wilf Saunders
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|Timothy Dalton||as Narrator|
|Simon Russell Beale||as Winston Churchill|
|Adrian Rawlins||as Capt. Bill Tennant RN|
|Nicholas Asbury||as Capt. Michael Denny|
|Kevin McNally||as Maj. Gen. Harold Alexander|
|Michael Legge||as LCpl Wilf Saunders|
|Clive Brunt||as Pte Alf Tombs|
|Phil Comwell||as Harry Noakes|
|Roland Manookian||as Frankie Osborne|
|Nicholas Jones||as Maj. Angus McCorquodale|
|Benedict Cumberbatch||as Lt. Jimmy Langley|
|Rick Warden||as Maj. Philip Newman|
|Ricci Harnett||as Guardsman Desmond Thorogood|
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