When We Go To War TV Series Overview (2015)


Introduction

When We Go to War is a 2015 television drama mini-series from New Zealand.

Outline

The series uses fictional characters to depict the impact of the First World War on New Zealanders at home as well as in the New Zealand Expeditionary Force during the Gallipoli Campaign and in Egypt.

Cast

  • Ido Drent … Charles Smith, 6 episodes, 2015.
  • Sophia Huybens … Violet Penrose, 6 episodes, 2015.
  • Freya Milner … Cissy Smith, 6 episodes, 2015.
  • Esther Stephens … Bea Smith, 6 episodes, 2015.
  • Leith Towers … James Smith, 6 episodes, 2015.
  • Gareth Williams … Richard Smith, 6 episodes, 2015.
  • Jarred Blakiston … George Mueller, 6 episodes, 2015.
  • Nathalie Boltt … Ida Mueller, 6 episodes, 2015.
  • Milo Cawthorne … Harry Smith, 6 episodes, 2015.
  • Andrew Grainger … John Smith, 6 episodes, 2015.
  • John Leigh … Bertie Mueller, 6 episodes, 2015.
  • Tom O’Sullivan … William, 6 episodes, 2015.
  • Sylvia Rands … Hettie Smith, 6 episodes, 2015.
  • Shavaughn Ruakere … Awa Kokiri, 6 episodes, 2015.
  • Alex Tarrant … Manaki Kokiri, 6 episodes, 2015.

Trivia

  • The series premiered in 2015, the centenary year of Gallipoli, with its first two episodes aired together during the ANZAC day holiday weekend.
  • The six one-hour episodes were commissioned and broadcast by TVNZ.

When We Go To War Series

Production & Filming Details

  • Director(s):
    • Peter Burger … (3 episodes, 2015).
  • Producer(s):
    • Janine Dickins … co-producer (3 episodes, 2015).
    • Gavin Strawhan … producer (3 episodes, 2015).
    • Robin Scholes … producer (3 episodes, 2015).
  • Writer(s):
    • Rachel Lang … (3 episodes, 2015).
    • Gavin Strawhan … (3 episodes, 2015).
  • Music:
    • Tom McLeod … (6 episodes, 2015).
  • Cinematography:
    • D.J. Stipsen … (6 episodes, 2015).
  • Editor(s):
    • Eric De Beus … (6 episodes, 2015).
  • Production:
    • Jump Film and Television.
  • Distributor(s):
    • TV One (original network).
  • Release Date: 26 April 2015 to 24 May 2015 (New Zealand).
  • Running time: 60 minutes.
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Country: New Zealand.
  • Language: English.

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