Captain Martin meets with American journalist Martha Franklin to demand she hand over incriminating evidence. Christmas celebrations at the base are cut short by a shocking discovery.

Director:

Jonny Campbell

Writer:

Peter Moffat

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Glynn-Carney ... Lance-Corporal Tony Armstrong
Chris Reilly ... Sergeant Alex Baxter
Jessie Buckley ... Honor Martin
Ouidad Elma ... Yusra Saeed
Jeremy Neumark Jones ... Captain Joe Martin
Toby Woolf ... George Markham
Ben Miles ... Major Harry Markham
Louis Greatorex ... Lance Corporal Paul Stoneham
Essie Davis ... Martha Franklin
Tauriq Jenkins Tauriq Jenkins ... Waiter
Jessica Raine ... Alison Laithwaite
Stephen Campbell Moore ... Lieutenant Ed Laithwaite
Kevin Sutton Kevin Sutton ... Corporal Israel Orchover
Amanda Drew Amanda Drew ... Mary Markham
Kal Naga ... Informant
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As the post prepares for Christmas Hakim is captured and reprisals are feared. Markham sends Martin to retrieve Martha Franklin's photos following the massacre, fearing they will discredit the British, and he does, but keeps them, telling Markham he has destroyed them. Aware of Alison's affair with Page Ed encourages her friendship with Honor, who is shocked by her drunken outspokenness at Christmas dinner and her admission that she is pregnant. Protective of his wife Ed claims he already knew when Honor tells him at the BP club Christmas party. Tony, attracted to Yusra, now the Markham's nanny is puzzled by her rejection of him and soon after a terrible discovery is made. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Genres:

Drama | History | Romance | War

Certificate:

TV-14
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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 October 2017 (UK) See more »

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Trivia

The Christian religious demographic has always been a minority in Yemen. Today, 99.1% of the population is Muslim. The Aden demographics would've been similar in 1965. See more »

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Features The Third Man (1949) See more »

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Girl Don't Come
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Written by Chris Andrews
Performed by Sandie Shaw
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