Mariupol: The People’s Story (2022)


From a thriving city to a war-torn ruin. The people of Mariupol share powerful and shocking stories of bravery, loss and determination as the Ukraine war unfolded.

Part of the BBC’s Panorama series of programmes.


In a little under three months, residents of what was a thriving city witnessed the deaths of women and children in a maternity hospital and bodies left abandoned on the streets of Mariupol.

Filmed and told by many of the citizens of Mariupol, this powerful documentary records the deaths of thousands and daring escapes, and is the story of their loss, bravery and determination.

Production & Filming Details

  • Director(s):
    • Robin Barnwell.
  • Producer(s):
    • Hillary Andersson … producer.
    • Darren Kemp … executive producer.
    • Tom Stone … executive producer.
  • Writer(s):
  • Music:
  • Cinematography:
  • Editor(s):
    • Karen Wightman.
  • Production:
    • Top Hat Productions Ltd.
    • Hayloft Productions.
  • Distributor(s):
    • BBC One.
    • BBC Two.
    • BBC iPlayer.
  • Release Date: 08 November 2022.
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Running Time: 90 minutes.
  • Country: UK.
  • Language: English.

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