About the TV Show
northern england world war ii children gang based on children's book 1940s children in wartime
The Machine Gunners
First Air Date: February 23, 1983
|First Aired on||:||1983|
|Genres||:||Family,War & Politics|
|Seasons/Episodes||:||6 episodes in 1 Seasons|
BBC adaptation of Robert Westall's acclaimed novel. In a small seaside town in northern England during World War II, a young boy discovers the remains of a German aircraft - with the dead pilot still inside.