A former prisoner of war from Berwick who became famous when he forgave his torturers has died aged 93.
Eric Lomax wrote a book about his experiences working on the infamous Burma railway, made famous in the film The Bridge on the River Kwai.
Now another film has been made, this time about Eric.
Derek Proud has been looking back at his life.
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