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Bert and Dickie: Wednesday 25 July, 8.30pm, BBC1
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Cut and pasted from the Radio Times:

Writer William Ivory’s unabashedly sentimental fact-based drama about plucky rowers Bert Bushnell and Dickie Burnell, who won gold in the double sculls rowing at the 1948 London Olympics.

Bert (Matt Smith) is a working-class young man who’s chippy and rude when he first meets his sculling partner, Dickie Burnell (Sam Hoare). Dickie is Eton and Oxford educated and a member of the Leander Club (the rowing equivalent of the MCC). But they soon bury their differences as they power through exhaustion to find glory.

Follow the link for the full feature:
http://www.radiotimes.com/episode/rjbpz/bert-and-dickie

Raks's Says - This DEFINITELY looks like one to watch! Go Matt!
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