A seven-part drama that explores the lives, loves, and careers of a group of friends from Coventry who all move to London. Emma is in a seven-year relationship with Mark Rose, with whom she... See full summary »
Certain events which had an impact on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, while he was still a medical student under the supervision of Dr. Bell, his teacher and mentor, on whom the character of Sherlock Holmes is partly drawn from.
Warriors is a drama, but every incident you see in it is factual. The makers interviewed Infantry soldiers from UNPROFOR1 (The Cheshire Regiment) and UNPROFOR2 (The Prince Of Wales Own Yorkshire Regiment).
The MoD gave the makers permission to approach soldiers who had been involved in incidents so that they could replicate them for the screen, along with what the soldier's were actually thinking and feeling at the time.
A lot of incidents were rejected on the grounds that they would not be believed by the viewing public or were just to 'bloody'.
In addition, soldiers helped the actors wear their equipment properly, act properly etc.
How do I know this? Two of the incidents depicted I was involved in. I was in the Cheshire Regiment. I have since testified in 2 war crimes trials at the Hague.
No matter what you think, believe me it was far worse than what you see. You only see it, you don't smell it.
To this day (2007) most of us that were their in that first year still have a feeling that somehow we failed those poor people and our politicians were weak.
It is very, very well made and very, very realistic as to what it was like.
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