Fair Stood The Wind For France

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0220050522 (BBC7)
20060430 (BBC7)

Franklin's situation is desperate.

The other airmen are anxious to escape from Occupied France, but can they leave him?

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20060507 (BBC7)

Franklin and Francoise travel south.

Their destination is Marseille.

What they find there is what they least expect.

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20050515 (BBC7)
20060423 (BBC7)
20130717 (BBC7)
20130718 (BBC7)

Dramatisation by Maddy Fredericks of HE Bates' classic tale of danger, suspense and romance in Second World War France.

When a British aircrew ditch over Occupied territory in the summer of 1942, injury and suspicion dog their attempts to survive and escape.

Franklin....Rory Kinnear

O'Connor....Tom Goodman-hill

Francoise....Louise Brealey

Grandmother....Ellie Haddington

Father....Bruce Alexander

Doctor....Ewan Hooper

With Kate Layden and Kenneth Collard.

Directed by Jonquil Panting.

When a British aircrew ditch over France, attempts to survive are dogged by suspicion.

A British aircrew ditch over occupied wartime France and must battle to survive and escape

HE Bates's tale of wartime daring and romance.

Four airmen crash-land in France - who can they trust? With Robert Glenister.

Four young airmen crash-land in France, but is it Vichy or Occupied? And who can they trust?

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20130718 (BBC7)
20130719 (BBC7)

Dramatisation by Maddy Fredericks of HE Bates' classic tale of danger, suspense and romance in Second World War France.

John Franklin, a wounded British airman, is finally fit and planning his escape from France.

He could go the fast way - or the slow way.

Franklin....Rory Kinnear

Francoise....Louise Brealey

Grandmother....Ellie Haddington

Father....Bruce Alexander

Boat Man....Kenneth Collard

O'Connor....Tom Goodman-hill

With John Biggins, Kate Layden, Rhys Jennings and Piers Wehner.

Directed by Jonquil Panting.

John Franklin, a wounded British airman, is finally fit and plans his escape from France.

Wounded British airman John Franklin is finally fit and keen to escape France.

John Franklin, a wounded British airman, is finally fit and planning his escape from France. He could go the fast way - or the slow way.