Title:Equinox: The Men With Nine Lives Aka The Bomb Doctors
Date:31st March 2003
Description:Imagine the long lonely walk towards a suspect device... The film-makers behind this gripping documentary were granted unprecedented access to the British Army's Bomb Disposal Course,the most demanding training available. It has to be. This knowledge can be the difference between life and death.
Focusing on Northern Ireland,The Men With Nine Lives gives the inside story on the personalities and technologies involved - a cat and mouse game of psychological one-upmanship where the terrorist and disposal expert must continually second-guess the other. Mistakes are nearly always fatal. Using interviews with ex-terrorists and veteran bomb-disposal men,Equinox investigates the history and changing techniques of stopping a bomb going off.