Spitfire Women

1 × 60 for BBC2

The story of the remarkable 166 women who flew combat aircraft from factories to frontline bases in WW2 often without navigational aids making it one of the most dangerous jobs in the war. They were the first women in British history to achieve equal pay. With Love Productions.

‘The forgotten story of the women who made the Spitfire roar.’ Telegraph.

Mary Ellis and Freydis Sharland describe how they felt on D-Day. Freydis had already lost six cousins and a brother.

Proper Job Films

Launched in 2020 Proper Job aims to create innovative, thought provoking and entertaining content in specialist factual, documentary and drama. From a standing start we already have a series commission from BBC2 and are working closely with C4.

With a track record of over 25 years of experience we work with major broadcasters and streamers including BBC, C4, ITV, C5, Netflix, Smithsonian, PBS, NBC, Arte, Discovery and Nat Geo.


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Stills – Freddie Claire

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