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Catch-22 (TV Mini-series)Catch-22 (TV Mini-series) (2019)
Dir. Grant Heslov, George Clooney
Feat. Christopher Abbott, Kyle Chandler, Daniel David Stewart
Updated six–part adaptation of the difficult–to–adapt classic Joseph Heller novel, a WWII satire which was formerly adapted as a…
World On Fire (TV Series)World On Fire (TV Series) (2019)
Feat. Jonah Hauer-King, Julia Brown, Helen Hunt
Ensemble drama set during the declaration and first year of WWII and following the intertwining stories of ordinary families who are affected. Season…
Last Post, The (TV Mini-series)Last Post, The (TV Mini-series) (2017)
Dir. Jonny Campbell
Feat. Jessie Buckley, Stephen Campbell Moore, Ben Miles
Set in the mid–Sixties in the shimmering heat of Aden (Yemen), this BBC drama from the writer of THE VILLAGE centres on a unit of Royal…
My Mother and Other Strangers (TV Mini-series)My Mother and Other Strangers (TV Mini-series) (2016)
Dir. Adrian Shergold
Feat. Hattie Morahan, Owen McDonnell
Five–episode mini–series set during WWII in which a family and their neighbours in a Northern Irish village come to terms with the influx…
Deadline Gallipoli (TV Mini-Series)Deadline Gallipoli (TV Mini-Series) (2015)
Feat. Sam Worthington, Hugh Dancy, Charles Dance
Sam Worthington heads this impressively told tale of three journalists who accompanied troops in the ill–fated Gallipoli Campaign.
Gallipoli (TV Mini-series)Gallipoli (TV Mini-series) (2015)
Dir. Glendyn Ivin
Feat. Kodi Smit-McPhee, Nicholas Hope, Harry Greenwood
Commissioned to mark the centenary of the ill–fated military expedition, this epic drama follows the fortunes of four young Australian boys who…
Heavy Water War, TheHeavy Water War, The (The Saboteurs) (2015) Aro Favourite
Dir. Per-Olav Sørensen
Feat. Espen Klouman-Høiner, Soren Pilmark, Anna Friel
Thrilling Norwegian mini–series tells the story behind Hitler's plan for obtaining the atomic bomb during WW2, and the heavy water sabotages in…
When We Go To War (TV Mini-series)When We Go To War (TV Mini-series) (2015)
Feat. Ido Drent, Sophia Huybens
Historical saga that tells the story of six young men and women whose plans for the future are thwarted as New Zealand enters World War I. Events…
Crimson Field, The (TV Mini-series)Crimson Field, The (TV Mini-series) (2014) Recommended
Dir. David Evans
Feat. Kerry Fox, Jack Gordon, Suranne Jones
A vivid and emotive epic British drama set in the tented field hospitals of WW1. Centred around an experienced nurse who arrives at an overcrowded…
Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond (TV Mini-Series)Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond (TV Mini-Series) (2014)
Dir. Mat Whitecross
Feat. Dominic Cooper, Lara Pulver, Lesley Manville
The colourful and perilous adventures of Ian Fleming are liberally brought to life in this wartime spy romp pitched as the making of James Bond.

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