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World on Fire 

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WWII drama centered on the lives of ordinary people affected by the war.

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Peter Bowker
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Series cast summary:
Jonah Hauer-King ...  Harry Chase 7 episodes, 2019
Julia Brown ...  Lois Bennett 7 episodes, 2019
Helen Hunt ...  Nancy Campbell 7 episodes, 2019
Sean Bean ...  Douglas Bennett 7 episodes, 2019
Zofia Wichlacz ...  Kasia Tomaszeski 7 episodes, 2019
Lesley Manville ...  Robina Chase 7 episodes, 2019
Eryk Biedunkiewicz Eryk Biedunkiewicz ...  Jan Tomaszeski 7 episodes, 2019
Max Riemelt ...  Schmidt 7 episodes, 2019
Yrsa Daley-Ward ...  Connie Knight 7 episodes, 2019
Brian J. Smith ...  Webster O'Connor 6 episodes, 2019
Johannes Zeiler ...  Uwe Rossler 6 episodes, 2019
Parker Sawyers ...  Albert Fallou 6 episodes, 2019
Ewan Mitchell ...  Tom Bennett 6 episodes, 2019
Victoria Mayer ...  Claudia Rossler 6 episodes, 2019
Mateusz Wieclawek ...  Grzegorz Tomaszeski 6 episodes, 2019
Tomasz Zietek ...  Tomasz 6 episodes, 2019
Dora Zygouri Dora Zygouri ...  Hilda Rossler 5 episodes, 2019
Ansu Kabia ...  Eddie Knight 5 episodes, 2019
Eugénie Derouand ...  Henriette Guilbert 4 episodes, 2019
Helene Grass Helene Grass ...  Frau Pessler 4 episodes, 2019
Borys Szyc ...  Konrad 4 episodes, 2019
Blake Harrison ...  Stan Raddings 3 episodes, 2019
Matthew Aubrey Matthew Aubrey ...  Taffy Morgan 3 episodes, 2019
Ceallach Spellman ...  Joe Broughton 3 episodes, 2019
Bruno Alexander ...  Klaus Rossler 3 episodes, 2019
Arthur Darvill ...  Vernon Hunter 3 episodes, 2019
Jack Deam ...  Ted 3 episodes, 2019
Benjamin Wainwright ...  Randy 3 episodes, 2019
Jamie Marshall ...  Jakub 3 episodes, 2019
Agata Kulesza ...  Maria Tomaszeski 2 episodes, 2019
Buom Tihngang ...  Demba 2 episodes, 2019
Charlie Creed-Miles ...  David Walker 2 episodes, 2019
Prasanna Puwanarajah ...  Major Taylor 2 episodes, 2019
Matthew Romain Matthew Romain ...  Geoff 2 episodes, 2019
Radoslaw Kaim ...  Ludwig 2 episodes, 2019
Eva Josefíková ...  Alena 2 episodes, 2019
Pani Ríhová Pani Ríhová ...  Frau Klopp 2 episodes, 2019
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Story of World War Two through the lives of ordinary people from all sides of this global conflict. The first series of seven episodes tells the story of the first year of the war, starting with the German invasion of Poland in September 1939 and ending with the Battle of Britain. Written by AnonymusB

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The BBC have commissioned a second series of the World War II drama, however there is no release date for series 2. Series 1 took two years to make, so viewers could have quite a wait. See more »

Goofs

The characters of Kasia and her mother are listed in the credits with the surname Tomaszeski. However, as women their name in Polish would be Tomaszeska. See more »

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Soapy and implausible
12 November 2019 | by mikeprior-83108See all my reviews

Good premise spoiled by soap opera level plotting and wildly implausible plot contrivances and character motivations.

Acting is wildly uneven - Sean Bean is great as always, as is the Polish girl but the fella playing Harry is absolutely hopeless.

Almost injured myself eye-rolling when a character apparently walks from Poland to Dunkirk.

Disappointing


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English | Polish | German | French

Release Date:

5 April 2020 (USA) See more »

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Prague, Czech Republic See more »

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