The Sinking of the Laconia

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The Sinking of the Laconia is a two-part television film, first aired on 6 and 7 January 2011 on BBC Two, about the Laconia incident; the sinking of the British ocean liner RMS Laconia during World War II by a German U-boat, which then, together with... read more

The Sinking of the Laconia is a two-part television film, first aired on 6 and 7 January 2011 on BBC Two, about the Laconia incident; the sinking of the British ocean liner RMS Laconia during World War II by a German U-boat, which then, together with three other U-boats and an Italian submarine, rescued the passengers but was in turn attacked by an American bomber.

Original Release

01/06/2011 on BBC

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Cast

Lindsay Duncan Elisabeth Fullwood
Frederick Lau Fiedler
Nikolai Kinski Walter Drexler
Thomas Kretschmann Admiral Dönitz
Ken Duken Werner Hartenstein
Brian Cox Captain Sharp
Franka Potente Hilda
Ciarán McMenamin Declan McDermott
Stefan Rudolf Remmert
Jacob Matschenz Mannesmann
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Episode #1.1 Thursday, 06 January 2011
2 Episode #1.2 Friday, 07 January 2011
3 Survivors' Stories Saturday, 08 January 2011
4 Miranda Hart and Micky Flanagan Friday, 08 July 2011

Directors

Uwe Janson

Writers

Alan Bleasdale

Cast

Lindsay Duncan Elisabeth Fullwood
Frederick Lau Fiedler
Nikolai Kinski Walter Drexler
Thomas Kretschmann Admiral Dönitz
Ken Duken Werner Hartenstein
Brian Cox Captain Sharp
Franka Potente Hilda
Ciarán McMenamin Declan McDermott
Stefan Rudolf Remmert
Jacob Matschenz Mannesmann
Matthias Koeberlin Rostau
Andrew Buchan Thomas Mortimer
Morven Christie Laura Ferguson
Nicholas Burns Captain Coutts
Ben Crompton Harry Townes
Jodi Balfour Sarah Fullwood
Christian Serritiello Additional Voices (voice)
Ludovico Fremont Vincenzo Di Giovanni
Jörg Malchow Weber
Matthew Aubrey William Williams

Producers

Sara Geater Executive Producer
Sebastian Werninger Executive Producer
Lorraine Heggessey Executive Producer
Manfred Hattendorf Executive Producer
Carl Bergengren Executive Producer
Matthew Read Executive Producer
Oliver Lüer Producer
Johnathan Young Producer
Stefan Sasse Producer
Jan Mojto Producer
Hilary Norrish Producer
David Oldfield Producer
Katrin Weigel Producer

Editors

Tobias Haas

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