More than 40 years have passed since Britain fought a secret war in Oman. Former Major Nicholas Ofield has returned for the first time since the conflict to retread his battlegrounds with his son, filmmaker Tristan Ofield. This blog contains excerpts from the production diary Tristan kept during filming.

Friday, 8 May 2015

Buy Operation Oman

Operation Oman is available to buy from here

Be sure to click the "recommend" button when it pops up during watching.

Further information about the film can be found at the links below.

The Times Of Oman

Operation Oman Official Website

Operation Oman Facebook

We regret that Operation Oman is currently unavailable in the USA.

Thursday, 16 April 2015

Available for pre-order-order

Operation Oman is now available for pre-order! 

The feature length film is available to pre-order today on Vimeo.

 The package includes –

•    The Operation Oman Documentary.

•    Interview with Director Tristan Ofield.

•    Three bonus interviews with the documentaries subjects, Major Nick Ofield, Major Mike Austin and Colonel Mike Ball.

•    Q&A session with Tristan and Nick Ofield. Filmed in front of a live audience at the Broadway Cinema in Nottingham (one of the sold-out screenings we held for the Royal British Legion).

•    Commentary track.

•    An open letter to Oman.

•    Production Photographs including content from the Oman conflict.

Sadly, at present, the film is not available in the U.S. territories.

Saturday, 8 November 2014

Nottingham Screening

The second public screening of Operation Oman is taking place at the Broadway Cinema in Nottingham, Sunday 16th, 12:15pm. Tickets are £8. Proceeds from the screening will be going to the Royal British Legion. 

Tickets can be purchased here

Tuesday, 18 March 2014

Disco Knees

Colonel Mike Ball, British Armed Forces, explains the unnerving reaction to mortar fire.

Wednesday, 12 March 2014


We've set up a YouTube channel. In the build up to the documentary being completed we will be releasing short interview clips.

In this clip Colonel Mike Ball, British Army, talks about a war that was a little piece of magic.