Would You Join The Army? w/t (5 x 60′) – a series charting the lives of new recruits and their families over 18 months, from their very first day in the army to frontline combat operations in Afghanistan. As the new recruits discover what joining the army really involves, some wonder whether it was the right decision for them.
Mixing footage from Afghanistan with emotional first-person accounts of army life, Would You Join The Army? seeks to ask what it takes to join the British Infantry at such a dangerous time by exploring the complex reasons behind new recruits’ decisions to enrol, the process of training and the inevitable impact on family life and loved ones.
Producer: Lion Television
Source: BBC Press Office