PG certificateGuns at Batasi is a Film programme that first aired in 1964 and has been classified a PG certificate.

Guns at Batasi is a 3 star programme

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Guns at Batasi (1964)

Directed by
John Guillermin

Richard Attenborough won a BAFTA for his role in John Guillermin's drama as RSM Lauderdale, martinet of the sergeants' mess of a British army garrison in one of Britain's last remaining African colonies. When a coup d'état is declared by British-educated Lt Boniface, the British officers, including Lt Col John Deal, find themselves caught in a tricky political situation. But for someone like Lauderdale, with his entrenched values and beliefs, duty calls before any compromise, as he prepares to defend those for whom he is responsible.

Genre: Film

Running Time: 120 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1964

3/5 Stars

Classification: PG Certificate

Production Country: UK

Filmed in Black and White

When is Guns at Batasi next on TV?

It's next showing on Film4 November 2nd, 4:35pm and on Film4 Plus 1 November 2nd, 5:35pm. See more...


Image for Richard AttenboroughRichard Attenborough...RSM Lauderdale
Image for Jack HawkinsJack Hawkins...Col. Deal
Flora Robson...Miss Baker Wise M.P.
John Leyton...Pvt. Wilkes
Image for Mia FarrowMia Farrow...Karen Eriksson
Cecil Parker...Fletcher
Errol John...Lt. Boniface
Graham Stark...Sgt. Dodger Brown
Earl Cameron...Capt. Abraham
Percy Herbert...Colour Sgt. Ben Parkin
David Lodge...Sgt. Muscles Dunn
Bernard Horsfall...Sgt. Schoolie Prideaux
Image for John MeillonJohn Meillon...Sgt. Aussie Drake
Horace James...Cpl. About
Patrick Holt...Cap.