Necrothesp

Not an Ice Cream - S1-E6

Factual error: The British Army soldiers are not wearing British Army uniforms or carrying British Army weapons and some of them have beards, which are not permitted to British Army soldiers.

Necrothesp

18th Aug 2022

Dunkirk (2004)

Show generally

Factual error: The survivors of the Wormhoudt massacre were not picked up by the same SS soldiers who had carried out the massacre as in the series. They were picked up by a Wehrmacht ambulance unit, which is how they managed to survive to become prisoners of war.

Necrothesp

3rd Aug 2022

Dunkirk (2004)

Show generally

Factual error: Captain James Lynn-Allen wasn't shot by an SS officer whilst remonstrating with him about the treatment of his men. He was shot whilst trying to escape and his sacrifice allowed another soldier to successfully escape.

Necrothesp

1st Aug 2022

Dunkirk (2004)

Deliverance - S1-E3

Factual error: The crosses marking the graves of British soldiers outside the hospital abbreviate Private as the American "Pvt" rather than the British "Pte."

Necrothesp

28th Jul 2022

Dunkirk (2004)

28th Jul 2022

Dunkirk (2004)

18th Jul 2022

Sherwood (2022)

Show generally

Factual error: None of the Metropolitan Police officers are wearing the divisional letters that have always been worn above their numbers by the Met on their epaulettes.

Necrothesp

18th Jul 2022

Sherwood (2022)

Show generally

Factual error: The Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police has red fabric within the crowns on his rank insignia. This would be correct for most British police forces, but the Metropolitan Police uses blue fabric instead.

Necrothesp

24th May 2022

Peaky Blinders (2013)

The Road to Hell - S6-E5

Factual error: Moss is apparently now a chief superintendent. This rank was not widely used in England until 1949 and was not in use in Birmingham City Police until at least that time.

Necrothesp

24th May 2022

Peaky Blinders (2013)

24th May 2022

Midway (2019)

Factual error: Captain Bernard Rawlings, the British naval attaché in Tokyo at the beginning of the film, wears no medal ribbons. In fact, as depicted in photographs, Rawlings would have had several ribbons by that stage, including First World War service ribbons and the OBE he was awarded in 1920.

Necrothesp

15th May 2022

Ghosts (2019)

Factual error: All the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve officers appear to wear green branch distinction cloth ('lights') between their rank rings. Green indicated electrical officers. As non-specialist officers, they shouldn't be wearing any lights at all.

Necrothesp

11th Apr 2022

Trigger Point (2022)

Show generally

Factual error: Detective Superintendent Hamilton has red fabric within the crowns on her rank insignia. This would be correct for most British police forces, but the Metropolitan Police uses blue fabric instead.

Necrothesp

11th Apr 2022

Peaky Blinders (2013)

23rd Mar 2022

Victoria (2016)

Season 3 generally

Factual error: Lord Palmerston was not a young, fashionable, rakish man-about-town at this time. He was actually 64 when the series begins in 1848, eight years older than Lord John Russell, the Prime Minister, depicted as a much older man.

Necrothesp

23rd Mar 2022

Victoria (2016)

23rd Mar 2022

Victoria (2016)

Season 3 generally

Factual error: The Mistress of the Robes throughout series 3 is the fictional Duchess of Monmouth. The real Mistress of the Robes at this time was the Duchess of Sutherland, who was in the first two series.

Necrothesp

23rd Mar 2022

Victoria (2016)

The White Elephant - S3-E8

Factual error: The King of Prussia appears at the Great Exhibition in 1851 with his son the Crown Prince. In fact, King Friedrich Wilhelm IV, who ruled Prussia from 1840 to 1861, had no children.

Necrothesp

23rd Mar 2022

Victoria (2016)

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