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Our Business is North

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10 Days to War - Episode 8

Our Business is North

It's 24 hours until war begins. Kenneth Branagh is Colonel Tim Collins, the charismatic commander of the Royal Irish Regiment stationed on the Kuwait/Iraq border.

Newsnight interview
Jonathan Powell

The politicians and diplomats have failed, now it's down to the soldiers. Collins rallies his troops with a speech that comes to be celebrated round the world for its ferocity and humanity.

After the episode Blair's former Chief of Staff Jonathan Powell spoke to Newsnight about what it was like in 10 Downing Street in the run up to war.

10 Days to War Episode 8

Written by Ronan Bennett
Directed by Bruce Goodison

Tim Collins Kenneth Branagh
Beattie Stuart Graham
Magoo Hugh O'Conor
Ranger Giddins Philip Barantini
Scouse Soldier Leigh Edmondson
C-Company man Eugene O'Hare
Brigadier Jack Page Jonny Phillips
Dr. Heather McDonald Lucy Russell
Boyd Nick Seeley
Tough Ranger Alan Turkington

Filmed on location in Jordan With thanks to the Royal Jordanian Film Commission

Casting Director - Kate Rhodes James
Casting Assistant - Jane Anderson

Casting Director (Jordan) - Lara Atalla First Assistant Director - Mick Pantaleo
Second Assistant Director - Lynsey Muir
Third Assistant Director - Khaled 'KK" Hareb
AD Team - Saib, Rula Haji Script Supervisor - Ruth Atkinson
Jordan Production Services - Traders International
Production Manager - Fuad Khalil
Production Co-ordinator - Reem Bandak
Location Assistant - Mohd "Gabaa" Nawafleh
Focus Puller - Martin Payne
Camera Assistant - Simon Ridge
Sound Recordist - John Hagenstede
Boom Operator - Alan Zielenko
Lighting Gaffer - Paul Jarvis
Best Boy - Osama Namrouqa
Art Director - Rana Abboot
Assistant Art Director - Ameen Al Masri
Stand by Art Director - Fares Zyood
Wardrobe Supervisor - Suzie Harman
Costume Assistant - Jamileh Aladdin
Costume Stand By - Yousef Maarouf, Mahmoud Nour Eddin, Mohammed Nour Eddin
Make up Assistant - Farreh Jadaane
Production Assistant - Sarah Forster
Production Runner - Jack Till
Archive Research - Stuart Robertson, Susan Malden
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
Make Up Designer - Elizabeth Rapley
Costume Designer - Dinah Collin
Production Designer - Tom Bowyer
Composer - Daniel Pemberton
Editor - Luke Dunkley
Director of Photography - Matt Gray
Script Producer - Hilary Norrish
Executive Producer - Colin Barr
Composer - Daniel Pemberton
Editor - Anne Sopel
Director of Photography - Matt Gray
Script Producer - Hilary Norrish
Executive Producer - Colin Barr

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