Paul Nicholls (Pte. Billy Macfarlane)Daniel Craig (Sgt. Telford Winter)Julian Rhind-Tutt (2nd Lt. Ellis Harte)Danny Dyer (Lance Cpl. Victor Dell)James D'Arcy (Pte. Colin Daventry)Tam Williams (Pte. Eddie Macfarlane)Antony Strachan (Pte. Horace Beckwith)Michael Moreland (Pte. George Hogg)Adrian Lukis (Lt. Col. Villiers)Ciarán McMenamin (Pte. Charlie Ambrose)Cillian Murphy (Rag Rookwood)John Higgins (Pte. Cornwallis)Ben Whishaw (Pte. James Deamis)Tim Murphy (Pte. Bone)Danny Nutt (Pte. Dieter Zimmermann)Charles Cartmell (Harold Faithfull)Tom Mullion (Nelson)Jenny Pickering (Maria Corrigan)
June 1916. The British Army is planning a big offensive in the Somme region in France. We follow a platoon of British soldiers as they sit in a forward trench, anxiously awaiting the order to go over the top.