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 1

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?

Episodes

  • 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?

  • 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 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 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 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 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 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?

Extras + Features

  • Scene: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Scene

    S1 E1 - 1m 4s

    American journalist Nancy Campbell stumbles upon a troubling discovery in Poland.

  • Helen Hunt on Nancy Campbell: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Helen Hunt on Nancy Campbell

    S1 E1 - 1m 30s

    World on Fire star Helen Hunt describes her character, American journalist Nancy Campbell, and what inspired her performance.

  • Making World on Fire: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Making World on Fire

    S1 E1 - 2m 51s

    Helen Hunt, Jonah Hauer-King, Brian J. Smith and more discuss what it was really like making the epic, multi-lingual and international series.

  • Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Preview

    S1 E2 - 29s

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

  • Scene: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Scene

    S1 E2 - 1m 8s

    When Harry and Jan arrive in England, Harry's mother Robina has some questions.

  • Re-Creating Warsaw: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Re-Creating Warsaw

    S1 E2 - 2m 17s

    Creator Peter Bowker, director Adam Smith and production designer Paul Spriggs give a behind-the-scenes look at how they re-created 1930's Warsaw for the series.

  • Scene: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Scene

    S1 E3 - 1m 24s

    In Poland, Kasia plans her next move. Out at sea, Tom and his fellow sailors plan theirs.

  • 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.

  • Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Preview

    S1 E3 - 29s

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

  • 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?

  • Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Preview

    S1 E4 - 29s

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

Schedule

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