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Soldier Soldier 

Drama following the life of the officers and men of the King's Own Fusiliers regiment, during their home lives, training exercises and battles.

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Lucy Gannon
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Series cast summary:
Ben Nealon Ben Nealon ...  Lt Jeremy Forsythe / ... 46 episodes, 1994-1997
Robson Green ...  Fusilier Dave Tucker / ... 45 episodes, 1991-1995
Jerome Flynn ...  Cpl Paddy Garvey / ... 44 episodes, 1991-1995
Rosie Rowell Rosie Rowell ...  Donna Tucker 41 episodes, 1991-1995
Gary Love ...  Sgt Tony Wilton / ... 37 episodes, 1991-1994
Annabelle Apsion ...  Joy Wilton 30 episodes, 1991-1995
Danny Cunningham Danny Cunningham ...  Fus Andy Butcher / ... 27 episodes, 1995-1997
Denise Welch ...  Marsha Stubbs 26 episodes, 1993-1995
Rob Spendlove Rob Spendlove ...  CSM Michael Stubbs / ... 25 episodes, 1993-1995
David Groves ...  Fusilier Joe Farrell / ... 25 episodes, 1994-1996
Holly Aird ...  Cpl Nancy Thorpe RMP / ... 23 episodes, 1991-1995
Shaun Dingwall ...  Lance Cpl Steve Evans / ... 22 episodes, 1995-1996
Lesley Vickerage ...  Lt Kate Butler / ... 22 episodes, 1992-1994
Dorian Healy ...  Captain Kieran Voce / ... 19 episodes, 1993-1994
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Drama following the life of the officers and men of the King's Own Fusiliers regiment, during their home lives, training exercises and battles.

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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 June 1991 (UK) See more »

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Runtime:

(82 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Kings Own Fusiliers is a made up name for the show. This regiment does not exist. See more »

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Solid military drama
13 February 2002 | by james-337See all my reviews

It would be very pleasant if people posting comments had actually watched the shows they purport to be commenting on. Sadly this is obviously not the case. None of the officers are portrayed as halfwits, none of the noncoms are portrayed as masochists (or even sadists, which I suspect was meant) and only a handful of the fusiliers are portrayed as drunken or stupid or oafs.

In fact, if you want a sensible portrayal of military life without the sensationalism or over the top flag-waving that's usually attached to such dramas then 'Soldier Soldier' is the one to watch. It was a couple of series too long and it started to get tired towards the end, but the first few series were excellent stuff. And yes, I too speak from experience.


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