Summer of 1939. Harry, a translator at the British Embassy in Warsaw, is falling in love with Polish waitress Kasia. When German tanks roll into Poland, and Britain declares war on Germany, Harry and Kasia face terrible choices. With her life in grave danger, can Harry help her, and if he can, how will he ever explain himself to Lois Bennett, the girl he left behind in Manchester? World on Fire is an adrenalized, emotionally gripping, and resonant World War II drama that follows the intertwining fates of ordinary people in Britain, Poland, France, Germany, and the United States, as they grapple with the effects of the war on their everyday lives. Producers: Chris Clough, Nickie Sault, Callum Devrell-Cameron.
Masterpiece: World On Fire Season 1 (NR) 420 minutes
MASTERPIECE: WORLD ON FIRE, Season 1 – NEW SERIES (NR)