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My Grandparents’ War

Follow leading Hollywood actors as they re-trace the footsteps of their grandparents and learn how World War II changed the lives of their families - and the world.

My Grandparents' War: Carey Mulligan

47m 7s

Follow actress Carey Mulligan as she travels to Japan to learn about her grandfather’s experience as a British naval officer during World War II.

Episodes

  • My Grandparents' War: Carey Mulligan: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    My Grandparents' War: Carey Mulligan

    S1 E4 - 47m 7s

    Follow actress Carey Mulligan as she travels to Japan to learn about her grandfather’s experience as a British naval officer during World War II.

  • My Grandparents' War: Kristin Scott Thomas: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    My Grandparents' War: Kristin Scott Thomas

    S1 E3 - 47m 32s

    Follow actress Kristin Scott Thomas as she pieces together a lost chapter of her family history, learning how her grandfather, a Royal Navy officer, saved thousands at Dunkirk and survived some of World War II’s most devastating battles.

  • My Grandparents' War: Mark Rylance: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    My Grandparents' War: Mark Rylance

    S1 E2 - 47m 55s

    Follow actor Mark Rylance as he explores the extraordinary story of his grandfather, who spent nearly four years as a Japanese prisoner of war during World War II, and examines his own beliefs about war and peace in the process.

  • My Grandparents' War: Helena Bonham Carter: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    My Grandparents' War: Helena Bonham Carter

    S1 E1 - 47m 27s

    Follow actress Helena Bonham Carter as she explores the heroism of both sets of her grandparents during WWII—her grandmother, an air warden and outspoken politician, and her grandfather, a diplomat who save hundreds from the Holocaust.

Extras + Features

  • Carey Mulligan Learns About Her Grandfather's 21st Birthday: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Carey Mulligan Goes to Japan to Learn About Her Grandfather

    S1 E4 - 2m 58s

    After finding an invitation for her grandfather’s 21st birthday celebration, Oscar-nominee Carey Mulligan learns more about her grandfather’s time at the British Centre in Australia, and receives a letter from the adoptive family that threw him the birthday party before he departed for Japan.

  • Carey Mulligan Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    MGW: Carey Mulligan Preview

    S1 E4 - 32s

    Actress Carey Mulligan travels to Japan to learn about her grandfather’s experience as a British naval officer during WWII, including the aircraft attack he survived.

  • Kristin Scott Thomas Learns About the Russian Arctic Convoys: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Kristin Scott Thomas Learns About the Russian Arctic Convoys

    S1 E3 - 2m 19s

    Actress Kristin Scott Thomas learns about the horrors of the Russian Arctic convoys that her grandfather endured during World War II and reads a harrowing diary entry from a sailor who traveled on the same convoys as he did.

  • Kristin Scott Thomas Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    MGW: Kristin Scott Thomas Preview

    S1 E3 - 32s

    Actress Kristin Scott Thomas discovers how her grandfather, a Royal Navy officer, saved thousands of lives at Dunkirk and meets veterans who served alongside him in WWII.

  • Mark Rylance Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    MGW: Mark Rylance Preview

    S1 E2 - 32s

    Actor and peace activist Mark Rylance learns how his grandfather survived in Hong Kong during WWII.

  • Helena Bonham Carter Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    MGW: Helena Bonham Carter Preview

    S1 E1 - 32s

    Actress Helena Bonham Carter explores the heroism of both sets of her grandparents during WWII who saved countless lives.

  • My Grandparents' War Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    My Grandparents' War Preview

    S1 - 1m 30s

    Follow leading Hollywood actors as they re-trace the footsteps of their grandparents and learn how World War II changed the lives of their families - and the world.

Schedule

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