The World at War - Tough Old Gut

Acclaimed documentary series about World War II, narrated by Laurence Olivier. Churchill described Italy as the 'soft underbelly of the crocodile', thinking the Allies could cut through it to reach Germany. However, it turns out to be tougher than he imagined.


  • - on
  • 2009-02-20 14:05:00 - 2009-02-20 15:00:00 on BBC Two Northern Ireland, BBC Two England, BBC Two Northern Ireland Analogue,
  • 2010-07-29 13:00:00 - 2010-07-29 13:50:00 on BBC Two Scotland, BBC Two Northern Ireland, BBC Two Wales, BBC Two England,


  • Director Ben Shephard
  • Writer David Wheeler