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The Monocled Mutineer

The Monocled Mutineer

Lunghi, Cherie, actor; O'Brien, Jim, director; Flynn, Jerome, actor; McGann, Paul, actor

Alan Bleasdale provides the script for this drama based on actual events during the First World War. After leading a rebellion at the Etaples training camp in northern France just prior to the Battle of Passchendaele, Private Percy Toplis (Paul McGann) adopts a monocle, disguises himself as an officer and escapes. He begins an affair with Dorothy (Cheri Lunghi), a beautiful young widow, but it is not long before the army are on his trail

DVD. English. Television : Drama.
Published 2 Entertain, 2007
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Statement of responsibility: director, Jim O'Brien; producer, Richard Broke; writer, Alan Bleasdale
EAN: 5014503248529
BBFC classification: 15
Note: Subtitles for hard of hearing
Note: Made in 1987.
Note: Based on a true story.
Note: DVDN.
Performers: Cast: Paul McGann, Cherie Lunghi, Jerome Flynn, Matthew Marsh, Philip McGough, Timothy West, Penelope Wilton.
Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (310 min.) : col.
System: DVD.
Other Number: 5014503248529
Publisher Number: BBCDVD2485