HomeFAQSearchRegisterLog in

Share | 
 

 Wounded - BBC1 - UK.

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
Gaznandi
Admin
Admin
avatar

Posts : 6723
Join date : 2009-08-11
Age : 52
Location : Wet Beaver Creek

PostSubject: Wounded - BBC1 - UK.   Wed Sep 23, 2009 2:59 pm





As 19-year-old Andy arrives at Selly Oak hospital in Birmingham he is still heavily sedated.
“You’re doing absolutely smashing,” the nurses reassure him.
A
blatant lie. Andy’s right leg was blown off, his eyes were so badly
burned he is blind. After infection sets in, doctors are forced to
amputate his other leg, too.
Another of the 65 British
casualties seriously injured in Afghanistan last year is Tom Neathway,
who lost both legs and an arm to an Improvised Explosive Device.
His spirit is incredible. “I’d rather it happened to me than to one of my mates and they got killed,” he says.
This
is the first time that the MoD has let a film crew follow a soldier’s
treatment and rehabilitation, and film-maker Sara Hardy hasn’t
squandered the opportunity.
Her film is unflinching, horrific and unbearably tragic."



Absolutely engrossing....

Tom Neathway is and should be an inspiration to all

A truly remarkable human being...


On a side note, Andy Allens ( pictured ) mum seems a selfish cold woman, far more concerned by her own problems with his injuries than she is of him himself....



Ta TW for the sig.
Back to top Go down
Spellarella
Lifer
Lifer
avatar

Posts : 3905
Join date : 2009-08-16
Location : Peeking out of a drain.

PostSubject: Re: Wounded - BBC1 - UK.   Wed Sep 23, 2009 3:03 pm

Yep watching it, shame ruddy news interrupted it. What a wicked sense of humour some had, given their situations. Then I've heard that is often the case.
Back to top Go down
 
Wounded - BBC1 - UK.
View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» Tories To Tackle Thorny Issue Of Lump Sum Payments To Wounded Vets
» BBC1 TV Crimewatch update - Thursday 28 November 9pm
» MCpl Collin Ryan Fitzgerald, MMV - Asking all members of VeteranVoice.info, CSAT Forum to contribute
» The Only Canadian At Waterloo

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
 :: Entertainment :: TV-
Jump to: