Live stream preview

Watch this video and more on BFI Player Classics

Watch this video and more on BFI Player Classics

Up Next in Britons in Battle

  • The Sound Barrier

    Asked by director David Lean to write a script about the development of new high speed jet aircraft, esteemed playwright Terence Rattigan (The Browning Version) was reluctant. But a visit to Farnborough Air Display and meeting test pilots fired his imagination. The result, about the troubled rela...

  • I Live in Grosvenor Square

    An English lady falls for an American air force sergeant in this romantic WWII drama directed by Herbert Wilcox. In love with army major David Bruce (Rex Harrison), Lady Patricia Fairfax (Anna Neagle) soons finds herself falling for the charms of American flyer John Patterson (Dean Jagger) when h...

  • Went the Day Well?

    In the middle of World War II Cavalcanti provocatively imagined a postwar England in which the failure of the threatened German invasion could be safely seen in flashback, thanks to the resourceful villagers of Bramley End. Once the ostensibly British troops in their village are revealed as Nazis...