37 Days The Countdown To World War I (DVD)
A stellar cast, led by Ian McDiarmid and Tim Piggott-Smith, reveal the complex behind-closed-doors story of the countdown to World War One. In this political thriller, we follow the catastrophic chain of events that led from the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand on 28th June 1914, to the declaration of war between Britain and Germany on 4th August. Written by Mark Hayhurst, this tense and gripping serial, set within the corridors of power in both Whitehall and Berlin, tracks the crisis through the eyes of leading politicians struggling to prevent the world's first global war. With scripts crafted from primary source research, 37 Days also stars Sinead Cusack, Bill Paterson, Nicholas Farrell and James McArdle, plus leading actors from Germany and France.
Running Time: 177 minutes
Region: Region 2
Release Date: 9 Jun. 2014