SAS: Rogue Heroes is a 2022 historical drama created by Steven Knight. Based on the book of the same name by Ben Macintyre.
Depicts the formation of the Special Air Service during World War II. Set in 1941, Cairo, an officer hospitalised after a failed training exercise forms a plan to radicalise traditional commando units.
- Connor Swindells as David Stirling.
- Jack O’Connell as Paddy Mayne.
- Alfie Allen as Jock Lewes.
- Sofia Boutella as Eve Mansour.
- Dominic West as Lieutenant Colonel Wrangel Clarke.
- Tom Glynn-Carney as Mike Sadler.
- Amir El-Masry as Dr. Gamal.
- Theo Barklem-Biggs as Reg Seekings.
- Corin Silva as Jim Almonds.
- Jacob Ifan as Pat Riley.
- Dónal Finn as Eoin McGonigal.
- Jacob McCarthy as Johnny Cooper.
- Michael Schaeffer.
- Miles Jupp as Major Knox.
- César Domboy.
- Paul Boche as Walter Essner.
- Adrian Lukis.
- Ramzan Miah as Snooker Player.
- Moritz Jahn as Herbert Brückner.
It was announced in March 2021 that filming had begun on the six part miniseries, with Connor Swindells, Jack O’Connell, Alfie Allen, Sofia Boutella and Dominic West cast to star. The series is written by Steven Knight and directed by Tom Shankland. In June, César Domboy joined the cast.
The series premiered on BBC One on 30 October 2022 in the UK.
It will air on Epix in the United States.
- First time Steven Knight has made a war series.
SAS: Rogue Heroes Series
Production & Filming Details
- Tom Shankland.
- Khadija Alami … line producer (6 episodes, 2022).
- Jinane Benzaida … line producer morocco (6 episodes, 2022).
- Lorraine Goodman … line producer (6 episodes, 2022).
- Martin Haines … executive producer (6 episodes, 2022).
- Emma Kingsman-Lloyd … executive producer (6 episodes, 2022).
- Stephen Smallwood … producer (6 episodes, 2022).
- Karen Wilson … executive producer (6 episodes, 2022).
- Steven Knight.
- Ben Macintyre … (based on the book by).
- Helen Chapman … (2 episodes, 2022).
- Malcolm Crowe … (2 episodes, 2022).
- Carmela Iandoli … (1 episode).
- Vicky Tooms … (1 episode).
- Kudos Film and Television.
- K Films (executive production).
- Amazon Prime Video (2022) (Canada) (video).
- BBC One (2021) (UK) (TV).
- Banijay Rights (2022) (UK) (video).
- Epix (I) (USA) (video) (VOD).
- Release Date: 30 October 2022 (on BBC iPlayer, all episodes) and 30 October 2022 to 04 November 2022 (BBC One).
- Rating: 15.
- Running Time: 60 minutes (per episode).
- Country: UK.
- Language: English.