Review: Bomb Happy

As I travelled to the Junction theatre in Goole with a friend, I had a great deal of trepidation about seeing the play Bomb Happy. Written by Helena Fox, it is based on the experiences of a number of Second World War veterans from York. But not just any veterans, a group of men who […]

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Dunkirk: The Film – A Review

I went to see this film in Sheffield today, with some trepidation. It wasn’t just a case of being a big fan of Christopher Nolan’s films (which I am), it was that this film is important. Why important? Well, it’s simply the biggest, most high profile film about the Second World War in some time. […]

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What Dunkirk Means To Me

Tonight on Channel 4 my latest piece of Television work will be broadcast, Dunkirk: The New Evidence. This will be the fifth time I have revisited Dunkirk and Operation Dynamo for TV, from Dig 1940 to Dan Snow’s Little Ships. The latest programme was partially inspired by the upcoming Dunkirk movie  and it is amazing […]

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