BBC Two counts 37 Days

BBC Two has commissioned a new original drama set behind the scenes at the outbreak of World War One.

BBC Two

BBC Two

37 Days will be set during the final weeks before the outbreak of war in 1914, following the crisis through the eyes of the principal players from the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand on June 28 to the declaration of war between Britain and German on August 4.

The writer behind the project is Mark Hayhurst (Hitler On Trial). The cast includes Ian McDiarmid, Sinead Cusack, Tim Pigott-Smith, Bill Paterson and Kenneth Cranham.Source: BBC