Aimee Ffion Edwards in Queen and Country

The follow on film to Hope and Glory (1987) picks up the story nearly a decade later as Bill (Boorman's alter-ego) begins basic training in the early Fifties, during the Korean War. Bill is joined by a trouble-making army mate, Percy. They never get near Korea, but engage in a constant battle of wits with the Catch-22-worthy, Sgt. Major Bradley. Richard E. Grant is their superior, the very, very, infinitely put-upon, aptly-named Major Cross.

Aimee features as Sophie Adams.

Watch Sunday 4th February on Freeview ar 11:05pm.

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