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Aired Tuesday May 17, 4:15pm - 5:30pmon PBS


Series 1 Episode 1: Retreat

Alf Tombs's unit helps hold open a corridor to aid the Allies' retreat in northern France, and Captain Tennant makes use of a flimsy beach pier to speed the evacuation.

Cast and crew
  • Alex HolmesDirector
  • Benedict CumberbatchLieutenant Jimmy Langley
  • Phil CornwellHarry Noakes
  • Clive BruntPrivate Alf Tombs
  • Simon BealeWinston Churchill
  • Ricci HarnettGuardsman Desmond Thorogood
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