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20051231 BT=1330 (BBC7)In a Nazi prison camp, the survivors of the Belgrade football team form a new team to play a match against the Prison Guards.
20060101 BT=0130 (BBC7)In a Nazi prison camp, the survivors of the Belgrade football team form a new team to play a match against the Prison Guards.
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By Peter Wolf. In 1941, as the Nazis begin their invasion of the Balkans, half of the Belgrade football team is wiped out as the pitch is bombed. In prison camp, the survivors form a new team to play a match against the prison guards, but the price of winning will be their lives. With Bill Nighy, Mark Bazeley, Stephen Critchlow and Tracy-ann Oberman. Directed by Cherry Cookson

In a Nazi prison camp, the survivors of the Belgrade football team form a new team to play a match against the prison guards.

Belgrade 1941, as the Nazis begin their invasion of the Balkans, half the football team are wiped out as the pitch is bombed. In prison camp, the survivors form a new team to play a match against the Prison Guards, but the price of winning this match against their fascists captors will be their lives.

Written by Peter Wolf

With Bill Nighy as Vratar, Mark Bazeley as Igrac, Stephen Critchlow as Bozo/Von Neumann, Tracy-ann Oberman as Gretl, Janice Acquah as Zdenka, Philip Joseph as Gazde, Jonathan Keeble as Devet, Gordon Reid as Osam and Kenny Blyth as Sedam

Producer Cherry Cookson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2001.

Bill Nighy plays Vratar - a Yugoslav goalkeeper in World War II.