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World On Fire

Saturday December 21

Show Synopsis

World On Fire is a heart-stopping, multi-stranded drama telling the 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.

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Episode 4, Series 1

Tuesday January 28 at 9:35pm

World On Fire

Episode 4 | Series 1

Harry's courage is tested at Louvain as he comes face to face with a German sniper, and Kasia's resistance activity in Warsaw intensifies.

Episode 1, Series 1

Monday February 3 at 7:55am

World On Fire

Episode 1 | Series 1

When war breaks, translator Harry Chase vows to help his Polish lover Kasia flee Warsaw, but how will he explain this to his sweetheart Lois, waiting for him at home in Manchester?

Episode 2, Series 1

Monday February 3 at 9:00am

World On Fire

Episode 2 | Series 1

A month after the outbreak of war, Warsaw is unrecognisable, while Manchester, on the surface, appears very much the same. Will there be a warm welcome home for Harry?

Episode 3, Series 1

Monday February 3 at 11:05am

World On Fire

Episode 3 | Series 1

December 1939, and Tom fights for his life on board the HMS Exeter at the Battle of River Plate. Meanwhile, Harry and Lois have a more personal battle to fight.

Episode 4, Series 1

Monday February 3 at 12:05pm

World On Fire

Episode 4 | Series 1

Harry's courage is tested at Louvain as he comes face to face with a German sniper, and Kasia's resistance activity in Warsaw intensifies.

Episode 5, Series 1

Monday February 3 at 1:10pm

World On Fire

Episode 5 | Series 1

Harry leads his unit on the route to Dunkirk as they fight to make it onto the beach and aboard a ship. Grzegorz and Tom also struggle to survive the chaos of the evacuation.

Episode 6, Series 1

Monday February 3 at 2:15pm

World On Fire

Episode 6 | Series 1

June 1940. The Nazis have taken Paris with not a bullet fired. Webster and Albert's life in the city they love will never be the same again.

Episode 7, Series 1

Monday February 3 at 3:15pm

World On Fire

Episode 7 | Series 1

On a Polish mission as part of the SOE, Harry grasps a second chance at saving Kasia from the horrors of Warsaw, while Lois looks set for happiness with new love, Vernon.

Episode 1, Series 1

Tuesday February 4 at 2:35am

World On Fire

Episode 1 | Series 1

When war breaks, translator Harry Chase vows to help his Polish lover Kasia flee Warsaw, but how will he explain this to his sweetheart Lois, waiting for him at home in Manchester?

Episode 2, Series 1

Tuesday February 4 at 3:35am

World On Fire

Episode 2 | Series 1

A month after the outbreak of war, Warsaw is unrecognisable, while Manchester, on the surface, appears very much the same. Will there be a warm welcome home for Harry?

Episode 3, Series 1

Tuesday February 4 at 4:35am

World On Fire

Episode 3 | Series 1

December 1939, and Tom fights for his life on board the HMS Exeter at the Battle of River Plate. Meanwhile, Harry and Lois have a more personal battle to fight.

Episode 4, Series 1

Tuesday February 4 at 5:35am

World On Fire

Episode 4 | Series 1

Harry's courage is tested at Louvain as he comes face to face with a German sniper, and Kasia's resistance activity in Warsaw intensifies.

Episode 5, Series 1

Tuesday February 4 at 6:35am

World On Fire

Episode 5 | Series 1

Harry leads his unit on the route to Dunkirk as they fight to make it onto the beach and aboard a ship. Grzegorz and Tom also struggle to survive the chaos of the evacuation.

Episode 6, Series 1

Tuesday February 4 at 7:35am

World On Fire

Episode 6 | Series 1

June 1940. The Nazis have taken Paris with not a bullet fired. Webster and Albert's life in the city they love will never be the same again.

Episode 7, Series 1

Tuesday February 4 at 8:40am

World On Fire

Episode 7 | Series 1

On a Polish mission as part of the SOE, Harry grasps a second chance at saving Kasia from the horrors of Warsaw, while Lois looks set for happiness with new love, Vernon.

Episode 5, Series 1

Tuesday February 4 at 9:35pm

World On Fire

Episode 5 | Series 1

Harry leads his unit on the route to Dunkirk as they fight to make it onto the beach and aboard a ship. Grzegorz and Tom also struggle to survive the chaos of the evacuation.

Episode 6, Series 1

Tuesday February 11 at 9:35pm

World On Fire

Episode 6 | Series 1

June 1940. The Nazis have taken Paris with not a bullet fired. Webster and Albert's life in the city they love will never be the same again.

Episode 7, Series 1

Tuesday February 18 at 9:35pm

World On Fire

Episode 7 | Series 1

On a Polish mission as part of the SOE, Harry grasps a second chance at saving Kasia from the horrors of Warsaw, while Lois looks set for happiness with new love, Vernon.

Episode 1, Series 1

Wednesday February 19 at 8:55am

World On Fire

Episode 1 | Series 1

When war breaks, translator Harry Chase vows to help his Polish lover Kasia flee Warsaw, but how will he explain this to his sweetheart Lois, waiting for him at home in Manchester?

Episode 2, Series 1

Wednesday February 19 at 10:00am

World On Fire

Episode 2 | Series 1

A month after the outbreak of war, Warsaw is unrecognisable, while Manchester, on the surface, appears very much the same. Will there be a warm welcome home for Harry?

Episode 3, Series 1

Wednesday February 19 at 11:00am

World On Fire

Episode 3 | Series 1

December 1939, and Tom fights for his life on board the HMS Exeter at the Battle of River Plate. Meanwhile, Harry and Lois have a more personal battle to fight.

Episode 4, Series 1

Wednesday February 19 at 12:05pm

World On Fire

Episode 4 | Series 1

Harry's courage is tested at Louvain as he comes face to face with a German sniper, and Kasia's resistance activity in Warsaw intensifies.

Episode 5, Series 1

Wednesday February 19 at 1:10pm

World On Fire

Episode 5 | Series 1

Harry leads his unit on the route to Dunkirk as they fight to make it onto the beach and aboard a ship. Grzegorz and Tom also struggle to survive the chaos of the evacuation.

Episode 6, Series 1

Wednesday February 19 at 2:15pm

World On Fire

Episode 6 | Series 1

June 1940. The Nazis have taken Paris with not a bullet fired. Webster and Albert's life in the city they love will never be the same again.

Episode 7, Series 1

Wednesday February 19 at 3:20pm

World On Fire

Episode 7 | Series 1

On a Polish mission as part of the SOE, Harry grasps a second chance at saving Kasia from the horrors of Warsaw, while Lois looks set for happiness with new love, Vernon.

Episode 1, Series 1

Thursday February 20 at 2:20am

World On Fire

Episode 1 | Series 1

When war breaks, translator Harry Chase vows to help his Polish lover Kasia flee Warsaw, but how will he explain this to his sweetheart Lois, waiting for him at home in Manchester?

Episode 2, Series 1

Thursday February 20 at 3:20am

World On Fire

Episode 2 | Series 1

A month after the outbreak of war, Warsaw is unrecognisable, while Manchester, on the surface, appears very much the same. Will there be a warm welcome home for Harry?

Episode 3, Series 1

Thursday February 20 at 4:20am

World On Fire

Episode 3 | Series 1

December 1939, and Tom fights for his life on board the HMS Exeter at the Battle of River Plate. Meanwhile, Harry and Lois have a more personal battle to fight.

Episode 4, Series 1

Thursday February 20 at 5:25am

World On Fire

Episode 4 | Series 1

Harry's courage is tested at Louvain as he comes face to face with a German sniper, and Kasia's resistance activity in Warsaw intensifies.

Episode 5, Series 1

Thursday February 20 at 6:30am

World On Fire

Episode 5 | Series 1

Harry leads his unit on the route to Dunkirk as they fight to make it onto the beach and aboard a ship. Grzegorz and Tom also struggle to survive the chaos of the evacuation.

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