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Summary

In the early hours of 5 June 1944, Captain Rob Collins, who is languishing in hospital, receives a call that will take him on a journey through England that will change his life.

Mike Walker's play is an epic journey across England poised on the edge of a historical moment: D-Day. It is set on June 5th, the day before the invasion that will change the course of history - but an invasion only a very few know is about happen....

Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Juliet Stevenson, and Claudia Harrison.

Credits:

Narrator...Juliet Stevenson

Capt Collins...Benedict Cumberbatch

Cpl Cunningham...Claudia Harrison

Jack Harris...Danny Webb

Gloria Harris...Kaye Wragge

Ray Harris...Joseph Tremain

Tim...Ben Tibber

Gen Eisenhower...Colin Stinton

Flt Lt Paul Parker...Bertie Carvel

Lilly...Emily Chennery

Eddie...Ricci Harnett

Lancaster Skipper...Jamie Glover

Lancaster Crew...Carl Prekopp/Simon Nehan

Warders...Chris MacDonnell/John Rowe

Rosie...Alice Hart

Sea Captain...David Leonard

1st Lieutenant RN...Andrew Mackintosh

G.I....John Guerrasio

Monty...Philip Fox

Nursing Sister...Joanna McCallum

Directed by Jeremy Howe.

First broadcast BBC Radio 4, 5 June 2004.

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