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Last Updated: Thursday, 13 March 2008, 19:38 GMT
These things are always chaos

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10 Days to War - Episode 3

Stephen Rea plays General Tim Cross, a man with a mission.

For weeks he has been the British deputy at the US led Office of Reconstruction and Humanitarian Aid (ORHA) in Washington.

Today he's flown back to London with some very bad news. But will anyone listen?

Clare Short and Major General Tim Cross

The episode was followed by a discussion involving Clare Short and Major General Tim Cross.

Short was International Development Secretary at the time. Major General Cross was the UK's chief representative at the Pentagon body responsible for planning to rebuild Iraq.


Written by Ronan Bennett
Directed by David Belton


Tim Cross - Stephen Rea
Dominick Chilcott - Tom Beard
Clare Short - Barbara Flynn
Malcolm - Glyn Grimstead
General Mike Jackson - Nicholas Jones
Receptionist - Natasha Gordon
Minister's Aid - Gethin Anthony

Casting Director - Kate Rhodes James
Casting Assistant - Jane Anderson
First Assistant Director - Mick Pantaleo
Second Assistant Director - Lynsey Muir
Third Assistant Director - Amanda Grace
Floor Runner - Amy Coats
Script Supervisor - Ruth Atkinson
Location Manager - Mark Walledge
Unit Manager - Paul Harding
Focus Puller - Martin Payne
Camera Assistant - Simon Ridge
Camera Trainee - Debs Wall
Sound Recordist - John Hagenstede
Sound Maintenance - Will Towers
Lighting Gaffer - Paul Jarvis
Best Boy - Mark Gibbon
Art Director - Jim Glen
Assistant Art Director - Will Smith
Stand by Art Director - Rebecca Chidgey
Props Master - Paul Carter
Prop Maker - Stella Fox
Props Hand - Steve Smith
Stand by Props - Paul Emerson
Wardrobe Supervisor - Luan Placks
Costume Assistant - Viveene Campbell
Make Up Assistant - Louise Shooman
Make Up Trainee - Lisa Gibbon
Archive Research - Stuart Robertson , Susan Malden Production Assistant - Sarah Forster
Production Runner - Jack Till
Colourist - Perry Gibbs
Online Editor - Steve Dix
Dubbing Mixer - Karl Mainzer
Titles designed by - Uncle
From an original idea by - Harshad Mistry
Production Manager - Emma Fowler
Production Co-ordinator - Juliane Hoffmann
Production Accountant - Julia Raff
Line Producer - Kate Cook
Assistant Producer - Kenneth Payne
Factual Producer - Fiona Blair
Make Up Designer - Jutta Russell
Costume Designer - Dinah Collin
Production Designer - Tom Bowyer
Composer - Daniel Pemberton
Editor - Anne Sopel
Director of Photography - Matt Gray
Script Producer - Hilary Norrish
Executive Producer - Colin Barr

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