Prod Co: ITV Factual / Shiver
To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, a defining moment of World War II, the much-loved British actor Sir David Jason presents this documentary account of that pivotal moment in the Second World War. In this uplifting programme, he recounts the astonishing story of the small band of heroic pilots who fought and won what was arguably the most crucial battle of the whole war. David Jason is on a journey in the landscape over which the battle was fought. He goes to find the people and places that made that victory possible… He will meet the last of the ‘few’ and some of the ‘many’, the unsung heroes who also played a vital role in winning the Battle of Britain. Finally he will get rare opportunity to fly in a legendary Spitfire and scramble in the footsteps of fighter aces of the past.