The Somme 17 years old

Drama-documentary recounting the events of the 1st July 1916 and the Battle of the Somme on the Western Front during the First World War. Told through the letters and journals of soldiers who were there.


The Somme Cast

Name Character
Tilda Swinton She was 45, now 62 years old as Narrator
Raymond Waring He was 28, now 45 years old as Lance-Corporal Sidney McCoy
Patrick Kennedy He was 28, 42 years old when he died as Sergeant Richard H. Tawney
Ed Stoppard He was 31, now 48 years old as Captain Charlie May
Paul Popplewell He was 28, now 46 years old as Greenhalgh
William Beck He was 5, now 23 years old as Bundy
Martin Hancock He was 32, now 50 years old as Andrews

The Somme Crew

Name Department
The Somme poster
The Somme (17 years)

  • Release day: Monday, November 14, 2005
  • Runtime: 102 minutes