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20100427Carl Prekopp stars in this first world war drama about one of the first major operations by the Red Cross.|In 1916, soldiers who had been living terrible, deprived lives in German POW camps were taken to Chateau d'Oex, a holiday resort in Switzerland, to be nursed back to health amongst the clean air and spring flowers, courtesy of the Red Cross.|Some of their wives even made the long train journey from Britain to visit them.|It sounds like a fairy tale ending to the horrors of war and captivity, and for many it must have been just that.|But what if a man doesn't want to be found and what if he thinks he doesn't deserve to be made better?|Based on newspaper reports of events at the time, Frances Byrnes' play follows two fictional soldiers: number 2301, an angry young sergeant who is ashamed to have been captured and won't reveal his identity, and Havildar Gurung, a young Ghurka who is going blind and longs for the hills of home.|Thrown together in this beautiful, gentle place, and with the winter snows now beginning to fall, is kindness and mercy enough to cure these damaged men?|2301....Carl Prekopp|Nurse....Siriol Jenkins|Special Correspondent....Richard Mitchley|Gurung....Muzz Khan|Officer....Gareth Pierce|BBC/Cymru Wales Production directed by Kate Mcall.|Two PoWs in a Swiss resort struggle to recover from their experiences.