Bomber

Tom Baker narrates a drama-documentary re-creating an RAF bombing mission that took place on Saturday 18 February 1943. Based on Len Deighton's novel, the play is broadcast in episodes throughout the day as though in real time.

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Episodes

EpisodeTitleFirst
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01Planning And Preparation19990904

With Samuel West, Emma Chambers, Jack Shepherd and Frank Windsor

01Planning And Preparation19990904

With Samuel West, Emma Chambers, Jack Shepherd and Frank Windsor

02The Raid19990904

1950 hours: The Luftwaffe Nightfighter base at Kroonsvig, Holland, is steeled for tonight's battle with Bomber Command and the crew of Lancaster O-Orange, who, along with 695 bombers, are crossing the North Sea towards their target.

02The Raid19990904

1950 hours: The Luftwaffe Nightfighter base at Kroonsvig, Holland, is steeled for tonight's battle with Bomber Command and the crew of Lancaster O-Orange, who, along with 695 bombers, are crossing the North Sea towards their target.

03 LASTThe Return Leg19990904

At 2330 hours Group Captain Ludlow, Navigation Leader, issues orders for the return flight.

03 LASTThe Return Leg19990904

At 2330 hours Group Captain Ludlow, Navigation Leader, issues orders for the return flight.