Drama

World on Fire

World on Fire, an adrenalized, emotionally gripping and resonant World War II drama, follows the intertwining fates of ordinary people in five countries as they grapple with the effects of the war on their everyday lives. Starring Helen Hunt, Sean Bean, Jonah Hauer-King and more, the series premieres on Sunday, April 5, 2020 at 9/8c.

Episode 7

52m 10s

Harry has a second chance at saving Kasia from Warsaw. In Manchester, could Lois be set for happiness at last?

Episodes

  • Episode 7: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 7

    S1 E7 - 52m 10s

    Harry has a second chance at saving Kasia from Warsaw. In Manchester, could Lois be set for happiness at last?

  • Episode 6: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 6

    S1 E6 - 53m

    Paris falls to the Nazis, and Webster and Albert's lives are suddenly turned upside down.

  • Episode 5: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 5

    S1 E5 - 52m 30s

    Harry and his unit reach Dunkirk, with the odds stacked heavily against them. Will they survive?

  • Episode 4: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 4

    S1 E4 - 53m

    Harry’s courage is tested at Louvain, while Kasia’s resistance activity in Warsaw intensifies.

  • Episode 3: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 3

    S1 E3 - 53m

    Tom faces the fight of his life aboard HMS Exeter, while Harry and Lois have a more personal battle to fight.

  • Episode 2: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 2

    S1 E2 - 53m

    A month into war and with Warsaw destroyed, Harry is desperate for news. Kasia joins the Polish resistance.

  • Episode 1: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 1

    S1 E1 - 52m 30s

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

Extras + Features

  • Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Preview

    S1 E7 - 29s

    Harry has a second chance at saving Kasia from Warsaw. In Manchester, could Lois be set for happiness at last?

  • Scene: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Scene

    S1 E7 - 1m

    Harry tries to make Lois an offer before he leaves for his next (and possibly fatal) assignment.

  • Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Preview

    S1 E6 - 29s

    Paris falls to the Nazis, and Webster and Albert's lives are suddenly turned upside down.

  • Scene: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Scene

    S1 E6 - 1m 12s

    Albert is warned about the Nazi Party's policy on jazz music and about staying in Paris.

  • Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Preview

    S1 E5 - 30s

    Harry and his unit reach Dunkirk, with the odds stacked heavily against them. Will they survive?

  • Scene: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Scene

    S1 E5 - 57s

    Lois and Connie's manager has a special request for their next performance.

  • Brian J. Smith on Webster O'Connor: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Brian J. Smith on Webster O'Connor

    S1 E5 - 2m 43s

    Brian J. Smith breaks down why he felt so connected to his character, Webster O'Connor, and why Webster's story was so important to tell.

  • Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Preview

    S1 E4 - 29s

    Harry’s courage is tested at Louvain, while Kasia’s resistance activity in Warsaw intensifies.

  • Scene: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Scene

    S1 E4 - 1m 8s

    Harry and his troops hunker down in their hideout in Louvain, but how long can they stay hidden from the enemy?

  • Sean Bean on Douglas Bennett: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Sean Bean on Douglas Bennett

    S1 E3 - 2m 10s

    Sean Bean describes his character Douglas, the trauma that Douglas has endured, and what motivates him now.

Schedule

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