‘The Passing Bells’ trailer: BBC One’s new WW1 drama

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BBC One has released a trailer for new First World War drama, The Passing Bells.

Marking the centenary of World War One, the five-part series sees the conflict of the unfold through the eyes of two very ordinary young men.

The Passing Bells was filmed in Poland and is written by Tony Jordan (EastEnders, Hustle, Life on Mars).

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Watch the trailer…

Paddy Gibson (What Richard Did) and Jack Lowden (The Tunnel) star as Thomas and Michael, two young men for whom the war has little mercy, no matter which side they might be fighting for. Over five chronological years, The Passing Bells follows their lives, as they grow up, lose friends and find love amid the horrors of the war. Back home, their families and loved ones anxiously await news from the front.

The cast also includes Charles Furness, Brian Fletcher, Wilf Scolding, Hubert Burton, Felix Auer, Ben McGregor, Mark Burghagen and Matthew Aubrey.

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The Passing Bells begins on BBC One next month.

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