Poster image for Zulu showing Stanley Baker and Michael Caine
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Zulu film returns to big screen for 50th anniversary

A screening of a new digitally remastered version of the iconic movie, Zulu, takes place on Tuesday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of its release.

The film recounts the battle of Rorke's Drift in 1879 when some 150 British soldiers held off around 4,000 warrior tribesman whose land they had invaded.

Rhondda Valley-born actor Stanley Baker took the leading role.

Dr Sheldon Hall, author of Zulu: With Some Guts Behind It - The Making of the Epic Movie, explains more to Kayleigh Thomas on BBC Radio Wales programme, Good Morning Wales.

  • 10 Jun 2014
Go to next video: New memorial to Rorke's Drift hero