The Wipers Times (2013)

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When Captain Fred Roberts discovered a printing press in the ruins of Ypres, Belgium in 1916, he decided to publish a satirical magazine called The Wipers Times - "Wipers" being army slang for Ypres. Full of gallows humour, The Wipers Times was poignant, subversive and very funny. Produced literally under enemy fire and defying both authority and gas attacks, the magazine proved a huge success with the troops on the western front. It was, above all, a tribute to the resilience of the human spirit in the face of overwhelming adversity. In his spare time, Roberts also managed to win the Military Cross for gallantry.

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Movie Score: 7.3/10 from 7 votes
Release Date: 2013-09-11
Status: Released
Run time: 90 min / 1:30
Production Studio : British Broadcasting Corporation
Production Country: United Kingdom
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The Wipers Times Casts

Ben Chaplin
as Roberts
Julian Rhind-Tutt
as Pearson
Michael Palin
as General Mitford
Emilia Fox
as Kate Roberts
Ben Daniels
as Lieutenant Colonel Howfield
Josh O'Connor
as Dodd
Steve Oram
as Sergeant Harris
Patrick Fitzsymons
as Deputy Features Editor
Jarrod Cooke
as Henderson
Colin Ash
as Smith
Hugh Skinner
as Barnes
Richard Doubleday
as ADC Bobby
Paul Kennedy
as Winston Churchill
Emma Little
as Field Nurse
Faolan Morgan
as Chaplain

The Wipers Times Crew

Directing Andy De Emmony Director
Writing Nick Newman Writer
Writing Ian Hislop Writer