Season: 1
Year: 1996


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: Explosion

11 November 1996

Archduke Franz Ferdinand ... Himself (archive footage)

Rene Auberjonois ... Jean Jaures / Mustafa Kemal Ataturk (voice)

Helena Bonham Carter ... Vera Brittain (voice)

Leslie Caron ... Czarina Aleksandra Romanov (voice)

Judi Dench ... Narrator (voice)
Emperor Franz Josef ... Himself (archive footage)
Niall Ferguson ... Himself

Ralph Fiennes ... Wilfred Owen (voice)
Edward O. Goldman ... (voice)

Salome Jens ... Narrator (U.S.A Verison) (voice)
Kaiser Wilhelm II ... Himself (archive footage)

Jeroen Krabbé ... (voice)

Malcolm McDowell ... Czar Nicholas II / Charles Stockwell / Stephen Graham (voice)

Jürgen Prochnow ... Kaiser Wilhelm II (voice)
Fredrich Solms ... (voice)
Norman Stone ... Himself
Tsar Nicholas II ... Himself (archive footage)
Tsarina Alexandra ... Herself (archive footage)
Jay Winter ... Himself

Michael York ... Robert Graves / Harold Owen (voice)

Season 1, Episode 2: Stalemate

1996


Rene Auberjonois ... Jean Jaures / Mustafa Kemal Ataturk (voice)

Leslie Caron ... Czarina Aleksandra Romanov (voice)

Judi Dench ... Narrator (voice)
Paul Fussell ... Himself

Rupert Graves ... (voice)

David Hayter ... (voice)
Allan Hendrick ... (voice)

Salome Jens ... Narrator (U.S.A Verison) (voice)

Peter Jessop ... (voice)

Malcolm McDowell ... Czar Nicholas II / Charles Stockwell / Stephen Graham (voice)
Wolfgang Mommsen ... Himself

Liam Neeson ... John Lucy / Adolf Hitler (voice)

Tim Pigott-Smith ... (voice)

Jürgen Prochnow ... Kaiser Wilhelm II (voice)

Ian Richardson ... General Sir Ian Hamilton / David Lloyd George / Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (voice)
Peter Simkins ... Himself
Norman Stone ... Himself
Tsar Nicholas II ... Himself (archive footage)
Jay Winter ... Himself
Kai Wulff ... Franz Blumenfeldt (voice)

Michael York ... Robert Graves / Harold Owen (voice)

Season 1, Episode 3: Total War

1996


Rene Auberjonois ... Jean Jaures / Mustafa Kemal Ataturk (voice)
Kevin Brownlow ... Himself
Sean Cowley ... (voice)

Judi Dench ... Narrator (voice)

Ralph Fiennes ... Wilfred Owen (voice)

David Hayter ... (voice)

Salome Jens ... Narrator (U.S.A Verison) (voice)

David Keith ... Himself (voice)

Udo Kier ... (voice)

Yaphet Kotto ... Kaphe Kamar (voice)

Jane Leeves ... Caroline Webb (voice)
Paul Mercurio ... Cyril Lawrence (voice)

Helen Mirren ... Princess Evelyn Blucher / Margaret Randa (voice)
Mary Mouradian ... (voice)

Mary Pickford ... Herself (archive footage)

Jürgen Prochnow ... Kaiser Wilhelm II (voice)

Ian Richardson ... General Sir Ian Hamilton / David Lloyd George / Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (voice)

Natasha Richardson ... (voice)

Imogen Stubbs ... (voice)
Jay Winter ... Himself

Season 1, Episode 4: Slaughter

1996


Helena Bonham Carter ... Vera Brittain (voice)

Judi Dench ... Narrator (voice)

Rupert Graves ... (voice)
Douglas Haig ... Himself (archive footage)
Allan Hendrick ... (voice)

Jeremy Irons ... Siegfried Sassoon (voice)

Salome Jens ... Narrator (U.S.A Verison) (voice)
King George V ... Himself (archive footage)

Jeroen Krabbé ... (voice)

Liam Neeson ... John Lucy / Adolf Hitler (voice)

Tim Pigott-Smith ... (voice)

Jürgen Prochnow ... Kaiser Wilhelm II (voice)

Natasha Richardson ... (voice)
John Terraine ... Himself
Jay Winter ... Himself
Kai Wulff ... Franz Blumenfeldt (voice)

Michael York ... Robert Graves / Harold Owen (voice)

Season 1, Episode 5: Mutiny

1996


Judi Dench ... Narrator (voice)

Ralph Fiennes ... Wilfred Owen (voice)

Jeremy Irons ... Siegfried Sassoon (voice)
Gérard Ismaël ... (voice) (as Gerard Ismael)

Salome Jens ... Narrator (U.S.A Verison) (voice)
Paul Panting ... (voice)

Natasha Richardson ... (voice)
Liane Schirmer ... (voice) (as Lianne Schirmer)
Philippe Smolikowski ... (voice)
Fredrich Solms ... (voice)

Michael York ... Robert Graves / Harold Owen (voice)

Season 1, Episode 6: Collapse

1996

Michael Barrett ... (voice)

Judi Dench ... Narrator (voice)

Louis Gossett Jr. ... W.E.B. Du Bois (voice)

Rupert Graves ... (voice)

Salome Jens ... Narrator (U.S.A Verison) (voice)

David Keith ... (voice)

Udo Kier ... (voice)

Jeroen Krabbé ... (voice)

Martin Landau ... Woodrow Wilson (voice)
Paul Mercurio ... Cyril Lawrence (voice)

Helen Mirren ... Princess Evelyn Blucher / Margaret Randa (voice)

Season 1, Episode 7: Hatred and Hunger

1996


Elya Baskin ... Yakov Yurovski (voice)

Ned Beatty ... Herbert Hoover (voice)

Timothy Bottoms ... Silver Parrish (voice)

Leslie Caron ... Czarina Aleksandra Romanov (voice)

Judi Dench ... Narrator (voice)
Natalya Fainkina ... (voice)

Salome Jens ... Narrator (U.S.A Verison) (voice)

David Keith ... (voice)

Nastassja Kinski ... Rosa Luxemburg (voice)

Martin Landau ... Woodrow Wilson (voice)

Tim Pigott-Smith ... (voice)

Ian Richardson ... General Sir Ian Hamilton / David Lloyd George / Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (voice)

Marion Ross ... Kathe Kollwitz (voice)

Martin Sheen ... Frank Golder (voice)
Kai Wulff ... Franz Blumenfeldt (voice)

Season 1, Episode 8: War Without End

1996


Judi Dench ... Narrator (voice)

Jeremy Irons ... Siegfried Sassoon (voice)

Salome Jens ... Narrator (U.S.A Verison) (voice)

Martin Landau ... Woodrow Wilson (voice)

Malcolm McDowell ... Czar Nicholas II / Charles Stockwell / Stephen Graham (voice)

Liam Neeson ... John Lucy / Adolf Hitler (voice)

Tim Pigott-Smith ... (voice)

Jürgen Prochnow ... Kaiser Wilhelm II (voice)

Ian Richardson ... General Sir Ian Hamilton / David Lloyd George / Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (voice)

Marion Ross ... Kathe Kollwitz (voice)

Jean Stapleton ... Edith Wilson (voice)

Michael York ... Robert Graves / Harold Owen (voice)

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