War Hero Drama Hit By Covid Blow
Daily Star|May 10, 2021
No extras and filmed in a quarry
Peter Dyke And Ed Gleave

BBC bosses were dealt a major blow filming their Iraqi war drama Danny Boy.

They hoped to fly to Morocco and Tenerife to film British troops going into battle against insurgents.

And – just like Lord Of The Rings, which had 20,000 extras – they hoped to flood the place with locals portraying soldiers at war.

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