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Newsflash: Stories That Stopped the World (2013)

TV Movie | 47 min | Documentary

This Shiver (ITV Studios) documentary reveals what happened behind-the-scenes on some of the most momentous breaking news events in our lifetime - as told by those caught up in the real-life drama, those in the newsrooms and those ...See moreThis Shiver (ITV Studios) documentary reveals what happened behind-the-scenes on some of the most momentous breaking news events in our lifetime - as told by those caught up in the real-life drama, those in the newsrooms and those responsible for delivering these newsflashes into millions of people's homes. News stories covered include the death of Diana, Princess of Wales (1997); the assassination of President Kennedy in Dallas (1963); the coal-tip landslide in Aberfan (1966); the Lockerbie Air Disaster (1988); the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York (2001); the start of Operation Desert Storm during the Gulf War (1991); the dramatic end of the Iranian Embassy siege in London (1980); and the announcement of the death of the Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother (2002). Written by Anonymous See less
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Producers
Kerry Allison | Adam Levy (as Adam Harrison Levy)
Cinematographers
Jeremy Bishop (lighting camera) | David Brown (lighting camera) | David Crute (lighting camera) | Simon Makin (lighting camera) & 2 more
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Nov 6, 2013 (United Kingdom)

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Julie Etchingham
Herself - Narrator (voice) Herself - Narrator (voice)   See fewer
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Nigel Dacre
Himself - Former Editor, ITV News Himself - Former Editor, ITV News   See fewer
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Martyn Lewis
Himself - Former BBC and ITN News Presenter Himself - Former BBC and ITN News Presenter   See fewer
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John Suchet
Himself - Former ITN Newscaster Himself - Former ITN Newscaster   See fewer
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Alastair Stewart
Himself - ITV Newscaster Himself - ITV Newscaster   See fewer
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Jennie Bond
Herself - Former BBC Royal Correspondent Herself - Former BBC Royal Correspondent   See fewer
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Dermot Murnaghan
Himself - Former ITV Newscaster Himself - Former ITV Newscaster   See fewer
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Dan Rather
Himself - Former CBS News Correspondent Himself - Former CBS News Correspondent   See fewer
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Sanford Socolow
Himself - Former Executive Producer, CBS News Himself - Former Executive Producer, CBS News   See fewer
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Michael Jermey
Himself - ITV Director of News and Current Affairs / Former Producer, ITV News At Ten Himself - ITV Director of News and Current Affairs / Former Producer, ITV News At Ten   See fewer
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Norman Rees
Himself - Former Head of News, TWW Himself - Former Head of News, TWW   See fewer
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Richard Baker
Himself - Former BBC Newsreader Himself - Former BBC Newsreader   See fewer
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Lis Howell
Herself - Former Head of News, Border Television Herself - Former Head of News, Border Television   See fewer
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Ian Fisher
Himself - Former Producer, Border Television Himself - Former Producer, Border Television   See fewer
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Stewart Purvis
Himself - Former Editor-in-Chief, ITN Himself - Former Editor-in-Chief, ITN   See fewer
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Nick Owen
Himself - ITV Sports Presenter Himself - ITV Sports Presenter   See fewer
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David Goldsmith
Himself - Former ITN Outside Broadcaster Director Himself - Former ITN Outside Broadcaster Director   See fewer
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Lesley Boden
Herself - Former ITN Production Assistant Herself - Former ITN Production Assistant   See fewer
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Sim Harris
Himself - Iranian Embassy Siege Hostage Himself - Iranian Embassy Siege Hostage   See fewer
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Mary Nightingale
Herself - ITV Newscaster Herself - ITV Newscaster   See fewer
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Nick Rabin
Himself - Former Programme Editor, ITV News Himself - Former Programme Editor, ITV News   See fewer
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Tony Blair
Himself - Former Prime Minister (uncredited) Himself - Former Prime Minister (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kay Burley
Herself - Sky Newsreader (archive footage) (uncredited) Herself - Sky Newsreader (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Walter Cronkite
Himself - News Anchor (archive footage) (uncredited) Himself - News Anchor (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sandy Gall
Himself - ITN Newscaster (archive footage) (uncredited) Himself - ITN Newscaster (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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John F. Kennedy
Himself - President of USA (archive footage) (uncredited) Himself - President of USA (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.7 / 10 | 7 votes