The Biggest Secret: A BBC Radio 4 Drama
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Publisher: BBC Worldwide Ltd
Date: December 2019
Duration: 1 hours 43 minutes
In the early hours of 5 June 1944, Captain Rob Collins, who is languishing in hospital, receives a call that will take him on a journey through England that will change his life.
Mike Walker's play is an epic journey across England poised on the edge of a historical moment: D-Day. It is set on June 5th, the day before the invasion that will change the course of history - but an invasion only a very few know is about happen...
Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Juliet Stevenson, and Claudia Harrison.
Capt Collins...Benedict Cumberbatch
Cpl Cunningham...Claudia Harrison
Jack Harris...Danny Webb
Gloria Harris...Kaye Wragge
Ray Harris...Joseph Tremain
Gen Eisenhower...Colin Stinton
Flt Lt Paul Parker...Bertie Carvel
Lancaster Skipper...Jamie Glover
Lancaster Crew...Carl Prekopp/Simon Nehan
Warders...Chris MacDonnell/John Rowe
Sea Captain...David Leonard
1st Lieutenant RN...Andrew Mackintosh
Nursing Sister...Joanna McCallum
Directed by Jeremy Howe
First broadcast BBC Radio 4, 5 June 2004