World War One: The People’s Story Documentary Series Overview (2014)


Introduction

World War One: The People’s Story is a 4-episode BBC documentary series from 2014 on the First World War.

Also known as The Great War: The People’s Story (US title).

Outline

Through original diaries, letters, and memoirs, this unforgettable documentary tells how the lives of regular British men and women were transformed by the Great War. Along with historical footage, an outstanding cast of actors re-enact first-hand accounts uncovered from attics, archives, and libraries across Britain.

World War One: The People’s Story Series

Production & Filming Details

  • Narrator(s):
    • Olivia Colman.
  • Director(s):
    • Paul Copeland … (4 episodes, 2014).
  • Producer(s):
    • Isobel Charman … producer (4 episodes, 2014).
    • Oliver Tait … executive producer (unknown episodes).
  • Writer(s):
    • Isobel Charman … (4 episodes, 2014).
  • Music:
    • Edmund Jolliffe … (4 episodes, 2014).
  • Cinematography:
    • Stephen Standen … (unknown episodes).
  • Editor(s):
    • Sean Mackenzie … (1 episode, 2014).
    • Jonathan Morris … (unknown episodes).
  • Production:
    • Shiver.
  • Distributor(s):
    • Acorn TV (2015) (USA) (TV) (internet).
    • ITV 1 (2014) (UK) (TV).
  • Release Date: 10 August 2014 to 31 August 2014.
  • Running time: 46 minutes.
  • Rating: NR.
  • Country: UK.
  • Language: English.

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