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The Small Back Room -drama, audio book, WWII bomb disarming



It is Britain 1943 and small children are being blown up by some item they find in the countryside.
The story opens with the lead character, a specialist in bomb disarming and his group, trying to retrieve one of these devices, which they think are being dropped by the German planes, flying over England.
There is a side story of the office politics that is occurring in the upper management level.
Excellent BBC Saturday Night broadcast.  I think the audiobook is actually done better than the movie. The movie has a slightly different ending.

This novel was also made into an excellent movie in 1949, but the movie is hard to come by.

Movie - the plot is a bit slow at times. The great British actor, Jack Hawkins,  has a small part in the movie.


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