The Great War , Part 13: The Devil is coming

@article{Connelly2002TheGW,
  title={The Great War , Part 13: The Devil is coming},
  author={Mark L. Connelly},
  journal={Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television},
  year={2002},
  volume={22},
  pages={21 - 28}
}
  • Mark L. Connelly
  • Published 1 March 2002
  • History
  • Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television
The Devil is Coming, part 13 of the BBC’s acclaimed documentary series The Great War, covering the Battle of the Somme, was Ž rst screened on Friday, 22 August 1964. An audience research report conŽ rmed that the programme had made a considerable impact on the viewing public. A Ž gure of 89 was recorded on the ‘reaction index’, giving it ‘the highest Ž gure yet recorded for programmes in the series’ [1]. A retired army ofŽ cer said the episode was ‘absolutely Ž rst class. As one who went… Expand
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