Monthly Archives: August 2016


There is a good piece by Andrew Marr in The Sunday Times today about his affection for the Polish community and its long history in this country. I have been working for two years or more on a film about the crucial role Polish pilots and ground crew played in the Battle of Britain and how, at the end of the war, an ungrateful 56% of the British public thought they should be repatriated (back to suspicion, arrest and sometimes execution in communist Poland). This is only a working title and mock-up poster:



But post-Brexit the story seems even more relevant than when we started. Filming is expected to begin next summer. Here’s hoping we get one like 1940 (in terms of weather I mean).