Hosted by historian and acclaimed actor John Nettles, this unique historical documentary details a little-known chapter of World War II.
Nettles spent more than a decade on the British Channel Islands, not only as an actor but also as a scholar.
Sharing his years of research and conducting interviews with locals, Nettles unearths tales from this turbulent period in time.
John Nettles may be best known for his role as Tom Barnaby on Midsomer Murders, but his deep interest in World War II is the focus of the documentary Hitler’s England.
Travelling to the British Channel Islands, John recounts the little-known stories of the Nazi occupation that lasted there from 1940 to 1945.
Sharing his years of research and conducting interviews with locals, Nettles unearths tales of bravery and resistance, oppression and violence, and the everyday lives that were transformed by invasion.
Production & Filming Details
- Director: Alexander Berkel.
- Writer: Alexander Berkel.
- Narrators: John Nettles and Nick Benjamin.
- Release Date: 12 February 2017.
- Running time: 60 minutes.
- Country: US.
- Language: English.