World on Fire: Series 1

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BBC drama series following the intertwined lives of ordinary civilians across Europe as they are caught up in World War... More

Where to watch World on Fire: Series 1

World on Fire: Series 1 is available to stream in... More New Zealand now on TVNZ+.

World on Fire: Series 1 episodes

Episode 1.1

Episode 1

When war breaks, translator Harry Chase vows to help his... More Polish lover Kasia flee Warsaw, but how will he explain this to his sweetheart Lois, waiting for him at home in Manchester?

Episode 1.2

Episode 2

A month after the outbreak of war, Warsaw is unrecognisable,... More while Manchester, on the surface, appears very much the same. Will there be a warm welcome home for Harry?

Episode 1.3

Episode 3

December 1939, and Tom fights for his life on board... More the HMS Exeter at the Battle of River Plate. Meanwhile, Harry and Lois have a more personal battle to fight.

Episode 1.4

Episode 4

Harry’s courage is tested at Louvain as he comes face... More to face with a German sniper, and Kasia’s resistance activity in Warsaw intensifies.


Episode 5

Harry leads his unit on the route to Dunkirk as... More they fight to make it onto the beach and aboard a ship. Grzegorz and Tom also struggle to survive the chaos of the evacuation.


Episode 6

June 1940. The Nazis have taken Paris with not a... More bullet fired. Webster and Albert's life in the city they love will never be the same again.


Episode 7

On a Polish mission as part of the SOE, Harry... More grasps a second chance at saving Kasia from the horrors of Warsaw, while Lois looks set for happiness with new love, Vernon. Season finale.

World on Fire: Series 1 | Details

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