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Joe Maddison's War

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Joe Maddison's War is a 2010 television film written by Alan Plater about strained family and social relations in wartime. Directed by Patrick Collerton and filmed partly on location in South Shields, it presents a view of World War II through the eyes of shipyard worker and World War I veteran Joe Maddison (played by Kevin Whately) who serves in the Home Guard during the Blitz while his son and son-in-law are enlisted for oversea service.

Cast (main)

  • Kevin Whately as Joe Maddison
  • Sammy Dobson as Sheila Maddison
  • Angela Lonsdale as Polly Maddison
  • James Baxter as Alan Maddison
  • John Woodvine as Father Connolly
  • James Atherton as Tommy Cowell
  • Robson Green as Harry Crawford
  • Melanie Hill as Selina Rutherford
  • Trevor Fox as Eddie Turnbull
  • Nick Versteeg as Billy Nicholson
  • Derek Jacobi as Major Simpson
  • Jackie Phillips as Lily Parkinson
  • Madelaine Newton as Jenny Barlow
  • Charlie Richmond as Sergeant Bull
  • References

    Joe Maddison's War Wikipedia

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