We ask a lot of the soldiers who serve in H M Forces. They are sent to fight in bloody conflicts in remote corners of the globe, often with the result of being maimed or killed. But their work does not stop there. At times of crisis, they are asked to turn their hands to all manner of tasks including fire fighting, delivering fuel and even providing security for the Olympic games when private contractors fail to meet their obligations. Read more
Cast includes: Cian Barry, Arthur Darvill, Laurence Fox. An account of the tribulations, tedium and terror that young soldiers face when recovering from injuries incurred in the line of duty. Five young soldiers are killing nothing but time when their daily routine of TV, lonely hearts ads and light-hearted banter is shattered by the arrival of an unwelcome authority figure: a young officer fresh from Sandhurst. The camaraderie of this unlikely band of brothers is soon jeopardised by a dangerous incident and an act of betrayal. With charges of misconduct looming, accusations fly – and then the fighting really starts.