WWII’s Great Escapes: The Freedom Trails Documentary Series Overview (2017)


War Documentary hosted by Monty Halls, published by Channel 4 in 2017.


Monty Halls, a former marine, tells incredible stories of Second World War escapes from Nazi-occupied territory by prisoners of war and Allied soldiers. Retracing their routes, Monty discovers what it took to survive on the run, and celebrates the extraordinary bravery of the escapees and the locals who risked their lives to help them.

WWII’s Great Escapes: The Freedom Trails Series

Production & Filming Details

  • Director(s):
    • Tom Whitworth … (4 episodes, 2017).
  • Producer(s):
    • Svetlana Dramlic … field producer (1 episode, 2017).
  • Writer(s):
  • Music:
    • David Hamill … (4 episodes, 2017).
  • Cinematography:
  • Editor(s):
  • Production:
    • Seadog Productions.
  • Distributor(s):
    • Channel 4.
  • Release Date: 16 September 2017 to 07 October 2017.
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Running Time: 47 minutes.
  • Country: UK.
  • Language: English.

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