The Paras (1983): S01E07 – Down to Earth


Glyn Worsnip follows recruits of 480 (Training) Platoon undertaking their basic training for the British Parachute Regiment between January and June 1982.


The recruits are posted to Northern Ireland on operations.

The 1984 repeat included an extra 10 minutes update on the original recruits 2 years later.

The Paras Series

You can find a full index and overview of The Paras here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: April 1983.
  • Running Time: 60 minutes.
  • Rating: PG.
  • Country: UK.
  • Language: English.

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