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The Big Battalions

6 X 52 mins. 1992 Channel 4
Cast: Brian Cox, Jane Lapotaire, Juliet Aubrey, Sid El Fadil (Alexander Siddig) Director: Andrew Grieve
Producer: Brian Eastman (Carnival Films)

A huge story, set in the UK, Israel and Ethiopia, centred on religious faith - its value and its dangers. The product of extensive research and travel, Hugh wrote a complex interlocking screenplay. In the light of "9/11″ and all that has followed, it was a prophetic work.

"An intelligent and beautiful drama." Elizabeth Cowley (Daily Mail)