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The Great War: The People's Story (2014– )

TV Mini-series | Documentary, History, War

Through original diaries, letters, and memoirs, this unforgettable documentary tells how the lives of regular British men and women were transformed by the Great War. Along with historical footage, an outstanding cast of actors reenact ...See moreThrough original diaries, letters, and memoirs, this unforgettable documentary tells how the lives of regular British men and women were transformed by the Great War. Along with historical footage, an outstanding cast of actors reenact first-hand accounts uncovered from attics, archives, and libraries across Britain. See less
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Updated Aug 10, 2014

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Feb 2, 2015 (United States)

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Olivia Colman
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Rosalind March
Frances Evans Frances Evans   See fewer
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Alison Steadman
Hallie Miles Hallie Miles   See fewer
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Giles Alderson
Arthur Burke Arthur Burke   See fewer
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Claire Foy
Helen Bentwich Helen Bentwich   See fewer
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Romola Garai
Kate Parry Frye Kate Parry Frye   See fewer
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Lily Loveless
Dorothy Lloyd Dorothy Lloyd   See fewer
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Daniel Mays
Reg Evans Reg Evans   See fewer
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Matthew McNulty
Alan Lloyd Alan Lloyd   See fewer
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Adrian Scarborough
Winston Churchill Winston Churchill   See fewer
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Jonathan Bullock
Jack Sweeney Jack Sweeney   See fewer
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MyAnna Buring
Dorothy Lawrence Dorothy Lawrence   See fewer
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Adam Byron
James Butlin James Butlin   See fewer
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Brian Cox
Reverend Andrew Clark Reverend Andrew Clark   See fewer
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Gerard Kearns
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Henry Lloyd-Hughes
Duff Cooper Duff Cooper   See fewer
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Verity Marshall
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Tuppence Middleton
Diana Manners Diana Manners   See fewer
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Harry Miller
Thomas Poole Thomas Poole   See fewer
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Maria Mira
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Amy Morgan
Emily Chitticks Emily Chitticks   See fewer
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James Norton
Will Martin Will Martin   See fewer
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Nathan Stewart-Jarrett
Arthur Roberts Arthur Roberts   See fewer
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Jo Stone-Fewings
Harold Gillies Harold Gillies   See fewer
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John Collins John Collins   See fewer
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8.2 / 10 | 89 votes