My Boy Jack

Daniel Radcliffe as Jack Kipling

Production Information

Production Company: Ecosse Films

Director: Brian Kirk

Daniel Radcliffe appears as: John “Jack” Kipling

Runtime: approx 2 hours
Rating: (not yet available)

Original Air Date: 11 November 2007 (ITV1, UK)
DVD/VHS Release Date: 19 November 2007 (UK), 22 April 2008 (USA)


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An Ecosse Films Production for ITV1: MY BOY JACK

A single film for ITV1 starring David Haig, Daniel Radcliffe and Kim Cattrall

Daniel Radcliffe, in his first TV drama role since finding fame in the Harry Potter series of films, plays John “Jack” Kipling in MY BOY JACK, an epic and moving story of levitra to buy an extraordinary family from Ecosse Films.

Set during World War One, MY BOY JACK tells the true story of how Rudyard Kipling used his influence to get his 17-year-old son Jack a commission with the only for you Irish Guards despite his son¹s poor eyesight. Jack went missing in action during the Battle of Loos and his mother and father carried out an ardent search for him, spanning many years and many miles of soul-destroying discovery.

Supporting cast will include Carey Mulligan (Bleak House, Northanger Abbey) as Elsie Kipling and Julian Wadham (The Last Days of The Raj, Marple) as King George V.

Haig also played Kipling in his stage play version of the story at the Hampstead Theatre.

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(The following is the text of a pre-recorded video message from Daniel Radcliffe which was shown at the Edinburgh Film Festival in August 2006.)

“I’m Dan Radcliffe, and I’d like to tell you about a film I am making next year for ITV1.

In World War I, millions of young men were killed fighting for their country – many were only 17 years old.

It’s a period I am particularly fascinated by, which is why I was thrilled to be asked by Ecosse Films to play the title role in a major new drama called My Boy Jack.

The film is buying generic propecia about Rudyard Kipling and his son. Kipling was one of how strong is 5 mg of cialis several high profile figures who took an active role in persuading young men to fight in World War I. His own son Jack, however, had such poor eyesight that the army refused to accept him. Indeed, it was only through Kipling’s personal intervention that Jack eventually gained a commission with the Irish guards.

Written by and cialis en gel starring David Haig as Kipling, My Boy Jack is a moving and powerful story NOT ONLY of duty, sacrifice and bravery, but also the horror of war.


In My Boy Jack next year, we will remember them. “


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