My Family at War (2008): S01E03

Introduction Celebrities investigate their families’ roles during the Great War. Outline Eamonn Holmes discovers how his Irish grandad was treated when he came home, wounded, to an Ireland on the brink of civil war, where the British army was considered the enemy of nationalism. Kate Silverton, meanwhile, discovers the bitter reality of trench warfare for… Read More

My Family at War (2008): S01E01

Introduction Celebrities investigate their families’ roles during the Great War. Outline Historian Dan Snow and actress Natalie Cassidy set off down very different paths to try and discover the truth behind their families’ roles in the Great War. Natalie’s journey tracks some of the forgotten stories of the war and takes her from the bombed… Read More

My Family at War Documentary Series Overview (2008)

Introduction Celebrities investigate their families’ roles during the Great War. Outline To commemorate the 80th anniversary of the start of World War II, four celebrated actors explore their grandparents’ extraordinary wartime stories. My Family at War Series Episode 01. Episode 02. Episode 03. Episode 04. Production & Filming Details Director(s): Naomi Austin. Producer(s): John Farren… Read More

World War One: Beyond the Trenches (2014): S01E08 – Zimmerman Telegram

Introduction This 2014 documentary series looks at what happened outside of the trenches and beyond Europe during World War I. Outline How a decrypted telegram pushed the US into WWI. World War One: Beyond the Trenches Series You can find a full index and overview of World War One: Beyond the Trenches here. Production &… Read More

World War One: Beyond the Trenches (2014): S01E07 – The Fight for Baku’s Oil

Introduction This 2014 documentary series looks at what happened outside of the trenches and beyond Europe during World War I. Outline Leyla Najafli explores how Baku’s oil drew in the world’s forces during WWI. World War One: Beyond the Trenches Series You can find a full index and overview of World War One: Beyond the… Read More

World War One: Beyond the Trenches (2014): S01E05 – The Indestructible Ship, Tanzania

Introduction This 2014 documentary series looks at what happened outside of the trenches and beyond Europe during World War I. Outline Zuhura Yunus takes a journey aboard the MV Liemba. World War One: Beyond the Trenches Series You can find a full index and overview of World War One: Beyond the Trenches here. Production &… Read More

World War One: Beyond the Trenches (2014): S01E04 – Siege of Tsingtao

Introduction This 2014 documentary series looks at what happened outside of the trenches and beyond Europe during World War I. Outline Carol Yarwood examines the only battle to be fought in the Far East during WWI. World War One: Beyond the Trenches Series You can find a full index and overview of World War One:… Read More