In 1940, Winston Churchill is killed, Britain signs a separate peace with Nazi Germany, and the Second World War is over. George Grant, a young Army officer, witnesses the gradual changes to his country's culture that result as the Nazis begin to influence Britain's domestic and foreign policies, and seems to thrive under the new regime... Written by
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This was, in its day, the longest single play ever broadcast by ITV. It had a running time of 140 minutes (including commercials), but there was also a break for the evening news after the first fifty minutes. It occupied most of the evening, running from 8 p.m. and not concluding until 10.35 p.m. The news broadcast lasted for a quarter of an hour. See more