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World on fire. Season two / created by Peter Bowker ; written by Peter Bowker, Matt Jones, Rachel Bennette ; producers, Amanda Black, Angie Daniell ; directors, Drew Casson, Barney Cokeliss, Meenu Gaur ; a Mammoth Screen production co-produced with Masterpiece for BBC ; in association with ITV Studios.

"October, 1940. Manchester, England. As valiant Jewish RAF pilot David defends the skies against the Luftwaffe, Harry and Kasia finally arrive home. How will Robina cope with another refugee under roof? When yet another house guest arrives -- Sir James, a civil servant on official business -- he looks set to beguile his host, but will Kasia be charmed as well? Meanwhile, in Berlin, teenager Marga is selected to mother a baby for the Führer, but can her best friend Gertha convince her to reconsider? In North Africa, Stan has found a new enemy in brutal desert conditions while meticulous Officer Rajib leads a team of Indian Sappers in the gravely dangerous task of clearing minefields. And in Paris, Henriette oversees the Resistance escape route" --Container.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781531715946
  • ISBN: 153171594X
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (340 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Arlington, VA] : PBS, [2023]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Wide screen.
Special features: When Harry met Lois and Kasia; Creating World on fire; The Lebensborn programme; The North African desert campaign; The French Resistance; Motherhood.
Participant or Performer Note:
Erik Biedunkiewicz, Mark Bonnar, Julia Brown, Grace Chilton, Yrsa Daley-Ward, Eugénie Derouand, Johanna Götting, Blake Harrison, Jonah Hauer-King, Ewan Mitchell, Ahad Raza Mir, Parker Sawyers, Miriam Schiweck, Cel Spellman, Gregg Sulkin, Zofia Wichłacz, Mateusz Więcławek, Lesley Manville.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program in 2023.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, region 1; wide screen; 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
English dialogue; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); English descriptive video.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 > Campaigns > Africa, North > Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 > Underground movements > France > Drama.
Europe > History > 1918-1945 > Drama.
Genre: Television series.
War television programs.
Historical television programs.
Fiction television programs.
Television series.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

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  • 0 of 1 copy available at RACC.


  • 1 current hold with 5 total copies.
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