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Mon Aug 12, 2019 2:11 pm
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I should have mentioned above that the show is called 'What I Know Now'.

Mon Aug 12, 2019 1:15 pm
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There was a two-part BBC radio documentary on about a month ago where Michael Caine talks about his life and career (including Zulu). It’s currently available on BBC Sounds and certainly worth listeni ...

Mon Nov 05, 2018 1:42 pm
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My TV guide for this evening (Monday 5th November) states that the program on at 1930hrs on BBCFour is ‘Regimental Stories’ in which ‘The Royal Welsh Regiment celebrate the Battle of Rorke’s Drift’. I ...

Tue Jul 03, 2018 5:12 pm
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There are several letters in today's Daily Mail, including one from Jan Prebble, John's widow, on the above subject.

https://www.pressreader.com/similar/282896616369426

Tue Jun 26, 2018 5:10 pm
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If 'factual inaccuracies' were a reason not to show a war film, there would be precious few showing. As for the perceived racism, I can only imagine that they haven't actually seen the film.

Thu Dec 21, 2017 6:12 pm
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The notes on Colour Sergeant Bourne on this website suggest that he accepted a DCM plus promotion instead of a VC.

Thu Nov 30, 2017 4:16 pm
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I read recently in a local magazine that the grave of Lt Col Northey has been restored and a ceremony is taking place on 9th December. David Brooks from the local Bourne Hall Museum has kindly sent me ...

Thu Feb 02, 2017 5:02 pm
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If you haven’t already seen it, there was an interesting programme in the ‘Timewatch’ series broadcast on Wednesday 1st February on BBC4 at 2100hrs. It examined how TV has portrayed the British Empire ...

Fri Jan 22, 2016 5:59 pm
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An interesting interview with Michael Caine today on Radio 5 Live where he briefly mentions his role in 'Zulu'. He talks about basing it on Prince Philip. Worth a listen.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/prog ...

Thu Jan 23, 2014 6:02 pm
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There's an amusing spoof article by Craig Brown in today's Daily Mail on the making of ZULU:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-2544373/CRAIG-BROWN-Lulus-coming-hill-thousands-em.html

Wed Jan 22, 2014 8:20 pm
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This evening’s episode of ‘The One Show’ on BBC1 contained an article on the 50th anniversary of the premiere of Zulu. Worth viewing it on catch-up if you can.

Thu Feb 05, 2009 10:38 am
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Anyone living in or around Epsom, Surrey might be interested in the display of Zulu War exhibits on Sat 21st & Sun 22nd February in Bourne Hall, Ewell.

Col. Glyn & Lt. Col. Northey were bot ...

Tue Jan 08, 2008 4:56 pm
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There's an article in today's Daily Mail on the court case of the man accused of stealing the Zulu writing implement. It can be viewed online at http://www.dailymail.co.uk/pages/live/articles/news/new ...

Thu May 03, 2007 2:02 pm
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Glenn

No offence taken. It's just that looking at that part of the film again (any excuse for another viewing!), I should have realised it was a flagpole.

I'm not sure where the term 'person of ...

Thu May 03, 2007 7:22 am
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Glenn

The fact that someone else asked the same thing at least proves I'm not the only idiot out there.

Thanks for your reply.

Phil
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