Wednesday Watchlist Special Live: Cockleshell Heroes

Wednesday 12 May 2021

Ash Percival-Borley and James Jefferies

Join host Johanna as she talks to fellow historians Ash and James about the 1955 film Cockleshell Heroes. Here we review the film and bring in historical contexts in what is still one of the Second World War’s most daring raids. Filmed with drama, action, and controversy, how does the film reflect on the true story?