World On Fire premieres

The story of the first year of the second world war from Poland, Britain and Berlin.

It is an epic World War Two series following the lives of ordinary people and the challenges they faced during the first years of the war.

The narrative intertwines the story lines of a range of people from Britain, Poland, France, Germany, and the United States, exploring the effects of the War on everyday life. By telling the story from such a diverse range of perspectives, using characters of different genders, nationalities, classes and sexualities

New on BBC One.