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The Best of Men

(9 Posts)
tanith Thu 16-Aug-12 22:57:32

Just watched this brilliant program on BBC2 and was moved to tears. Such a wonderfully moving story of how the Paralympics was started at Stoke Mandeville Hospital in 1948. If you missed it I thoroughly recommend it .

jeni Thu 16-Aug-12 22:59:38

I've just posted about it on today I've been thread

Ella46 Thu 16-Aug-12 23:02:14

I just caught the last 15 mins, it looked good.

glitabo Thu 16-Aug-12 23:07:11

I recorded it so I shall watch it later.

Annika Thu 16-Aug-12 23:11:20

It was brillant, see BBC you can put on good programmes when you try. We don't need another programme like the Voice !

HildaW Fri 17-Aug-12 18:34:46

An excellent film, it hinted at the dreadfullness of what those poor young men went through without making it too unpleasant to watch, a clever balance. The actor playing the doctor was excellent.

Ella46 Mon 03-Sep-12 16:38:53

I remembered to watch it last night and really enjoyed it, although there were parts that I couldn't hear very well, so the sound was up and down!

merlotgran Mon 03-Sep-12 16:41:24

This was one repeat I didn't moan about. I thought it was excellent.

HildaW Mon 03-Sep-12 18:00:32

Yes it was an excellent film. Some berk in the newspaper moaned about it looking as if it was done on a very tight budget, his rational was that it was filmed all in the same place i.e. the ward. Me, I thought it captured the clostrofobia (?er) of the poor lads' existence. Thats what they were originally doomed to.......that one bed, doped up to the eyeballs in a dreary room. Honestly some folks!