World on Fire

Ended / 7:00pm BBC One 58 min.
Three young people are in the eye of the storm as World War II explodes around them. Nothing can survive unchanged. Not even love.

Season 2

6 Episodes

Harry returns to Manchester, but Kasia is determined to leave. In Europe, Marga and Henriette must each make their escape, while north Africa becomes even more brutal for Rajib.
Aug 20 2023
Tragedy strikes at the heart of Harry�s unit as the siege drags on in Tobruk. In Manchester, Kasia is confronted by more of the horrors of the war. In France, romance blossoms between David and Henriette.
Aug 13 2023
As Kasia takes on her first assignment as an agent, Rajib�s military values are tested. Meanwhile, a familiar face comes to David�s aid.
Aug 06 2023
As Stan and Rajib make a hasty retreat across the desert, Marga reasserts her commitment to the f�hrer. Meanwhile, David is in peril in the skies over France.
Jul 30 2023
As Harry struggles to adapt to the reality of desert combat, Lois still longs to leave home. In Paris, Henriette is in grave danger, and a mysterious stranger arrives at Robina�s.
Jul 23 2023
The war reaches the sands of the Egyptian desert, while bombs fall on Manchester, and Harry introduces an explosive force into Robina�s household, leaving her reeling.
Jul 16 2023

Season 1

7 Episodes

On a Polish mission as part of the SOE, Harry grasps a second chance at saving Kasia from the horrors of Warsaw, while Lois looks set for happiness with new love, Vernon.
Nov 10 2019
June 1940. The Nazis have taken Paris with not a bullet fired. Webster and Albert�s life in the city they love will never be the same again.
Nov 03 2019
Harry leads his unit on the route to Dunkirk as they fight to make it onto the beach and aboard a ship. Grzegorz and Tom also struggle to survive the chaos of the evacuation.
Oct 27 2019
Harry�s courage is tested at Louvain as he comes face to face with a German sniper, and Kasia�s resistance activity in Warsaw intensifies.
Oct 20 2019
December 1939, and Tom fights for his life on board the HMS Exeter at the Battle of River Plate. Meanwhile, Harry and Lois have a more personal battle to fight.
Oct 13 2019
A month after the outbreak of war, Warsaw is unrecognisable, while Manchester, on the surface, appears very much the same. Will there be a warm welcome home for Harry?
Oct 06 2019
When war breaks, translator Harry Chase 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?
Sep 29 2019