New Das Boot.

janner

MIA
Book Reviewer
Just seen on Sky. The new Das Boot series starts on Sky Atlantic this Wednesday coming (6th Feb) at 9pm.
 

Seadog

War Hero
Moderator
The German ‘Boot’ is pronounced just like the English ‘boat’. Just saying.
 

Waspie

War Hero
Even this Wafu has is on planner.
Mind you, the new series has a lot to live up to. The sound track and atmosphere!!! It'll have to be bang on!!!!
 

pg55555

Lantern Swinger
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The new 8 part TV series of Das Boot starts on British TV next Wednesday (6th February) on Sky Atlantic, with the showing of the first two episodes.

Each episode is about 1 hour 10 mins long, with whatever amount of Ads Sky Atlantic choose to show (it is also described as an 8-hour series).

The series is described IN THE LISTING MAGAZINE as both a "sequel" and a "re-Boot" (which I assume is a feeble pun). It is set in the Autumn of 1942.

UNFORTUNATELY, a feature on the series explains just how dire the series is likely to be ;

"... the eight hour series also widens the class of characters ... There are Gestapo officers, French Resistance fighters, British SOE agents and rogue Americans." ! ! !

A rogue American has been arrested in Germany and the U-Boat is sailing to a mid-Atlantic prisoner exchange (even more exclamation marks !)

Also (!) the senior Gestapo officer is in love with a woman French interpreter - who (just to justify some more exclamation marks !) is in a relationship with a female American guerrilla (or would gorilla be more realistic ?)

I think that the preview seems to describe a comedy.

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dapperdunn

War Hero
Try not to forget that
a) It's not real life
b) It's a 'refresh' aimed at people that haven't seen the original
c) it's not a documentary and
d) anyone can pick holes in anything if they chose to.
 
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