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The Making of a Hero 

The background to Percy Toplis joining the British Army during the First World War.

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
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Tony Williams ...
Young Toplis
Jane Wood ...
Dave Hill ...
Frank Webster
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Johnson
Bert Parnaby ...
Todd
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Judge
Anthony Benson ...
Salvation Army Captain
Paul Slack ...
First Soldier
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Wheelchair
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Cockney
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Geordie (as Billy Fellows)
Robert Putt ...
RAMC Sergeant
Nick Reding ...
Cruikshank
Jim Kirby ...
First Guard
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The background to Percy Toplis joining the British Army during the First World War.

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Genres:

Drama | History | War

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Release Date:

31 August 1986 (UK)  »

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[Percy talks to himself in a concerned and excited manner moments before his capture]
Percy Toplis: Here it comes. Everything comes. Everything. Never ready for it, though, are you? Funny thing is, when I had nothing to lose, I always won.
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Oh! Oh! Antonio
Written by C.W. Murphy and Dan Lipton
Sung by Paul McGann
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