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Review

This new daily drama series takes us back to 1960 and the last intake of young men who are about to serve their national service.

The eight lads are a motley crew: among them there’s a posh boy, a pacifist and a fledgeling East End gangster. But within minutes of arrival on the windswept Army base, they’ve been shorn of both hair and individuality. The incidental music is wonderfully evocative of the period, but it’s got a bleaker and grimmer feel than the successful Land Girls even though it has similar production values and an impressive cast that includes Patrick Baladi, Alex Vlahos (Mordred in Merlin) and Jack Fox.

Summary

New series. Drama set in 1960, following eight men who have had their daily lives interrupted by conscription, and must adjust to life as an operational team known as Two Section as they begin two years of National Service. Jack Fox and Alex Vlahos star.

Cast & Crew

Pte Kennan Alex Vlahos
Pte White-Bowne Jack Fox
Pte Wratten Billy Seymour
Pte Gordon Lomax Ross Anderson
Pte Rothman Sam Swann
Pte Davies Matthew Aubrey
Pte McIllvenny Conor MacNeill
Pte Hoy David Kirkbride
Sgt Butcher Michael Nardone
Cpl Barrowman Phil McKee
Capt Gulliver Patrick Baladi
Audrey Gulliver Emma Stansfield
Connie Charles Sara Vickers
LCpl Hobbs Marc Silcock
Norah Preston Sasha Frost
Capt Bulgakov Richard Katz
Director Bryn Higgins
Producer Nick Pitt
Writer Damian Wayling
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