|Original title||Joe Maddison's War|
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|Cast||Kevin Whately, Robson Green, Derek Jacobi, Melanie Hill, Sammy T. Dobson, James Atherton, Angela Lonsdale, James Baxter, John Woodvine, Trevor Fox, Niek Versteeg, Jackie Phillips, Charlie Richmond|
Newcastle, 1939. Shipyard worker Joe feels emasculated and past his prime; too old to serve in the war, and he’s shocked when his wife leaves him for a younger naval officer. Needing a new challenge, Joe and his friend Harry reluctantly volunteer to join the Home Guard.