BBC Two’s three-part drama 37 Days, which forms part of the corporation’s output for the centenary of WWI, will premiere on Thursday March 6th at 9pm.
37 Days tells the story of the last 37 days before the outbreak of the First World War. The drama follows the rapidly changing crisis through the eyes of the principal players, during a hot summer from the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand on 28 June 1914, to the declaration of war between Britain and Germany on 4 August. The all-star cast includes Ian McDiarmid (Star Wars), Tim Pigott-Smith (The Great Train Robbery), Sinéad Cusack (Camelot), Kenneth Cranham (In The Flesh), Bill Patterson (Law & Order: UK), Ian Beattie (Game of Thrones), Nicholas Farrell (Secret State), James McArdle (Love and Marriage), Niall Cusack (Wodehouse In Exile), Patrick Fitzsymons (The Man Who Crossed Hitler), George Lenz (Page Eight: Salting The Battlefield), Stephan Szasz and Rainer Sellien.
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