Peter Harness

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The Forgotten Fallen

Producer Susan Horth Director Justin Hardy Starring
  • Kenneth Cranham
  • Paul Freeman
  • Mark Gatiss
  • Bill Paterson
    Production Company Hardy & Sons
    Broadcaster BBC 4
    Peter Harness's touching script is set in November 1918 as millions of exhausted soldiers return home from the Great War.  Dr James Niven, Manchester's medical health officer for thirty years attempts to combat a second wave of fatal influenza as it spreads across the city.
    The Forgotten Fallen

    Justin Hardy’s film deserves multiple awards for the avoidance of cliché Damian Thompson
    The Telegraph

    A brilliantly acted and written drama Tim Teeman
    The Times