Published: 03/06/2014 09:00 - Updated: 03/06/2014 09:09

Movie Of The Week: D-Day - 70 Years On

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D-Day: 70 Years On
D-Day: 70 Years On

Release: Friday June 6

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Dermot O' Leary

Synopsis: On Friday June 6th BBC Radio 2 and cinemas across Britain come together for the first time, as the nation marks the 70th anniversary of D-Day. The D-Day operation during World War II was the largest amphibious invasion in world history and marked the beginning of the end of the war. Jeremy Vine, Dermot O'Leary and Louise Minchin will re-tell the D-Day story alongside a cast of actors led by Patrick Stewart. Katherine Jenkins will perform a virtual duet with Dame Vera Lynn. Other performers include Beverley Knight, The Military Wives Choir and Seth Lakeman, accompanied by the BBC Concert Orchestra and musicians from the Central Band of the Royal Air Force, the Royal Artillery Band and Her Majesty’s Royal Marines.

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