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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.

Series Cast

  1. Olivia Colman

    Olivia Colman


    4 Episodes

  2. Romola Garai

    Romola Garai

    Kate Perry Frye, Kate Parry Frye

    4 Episodes

  3. Giles Alderson

    Giles Alderson

    Arthur Burke

    4 Episodes

  4. Verity Marshall

    Verity Marshall

    Ms. Harrold

    4 Episodes

  5. Giles Anderson

    Arthur Burke

    1 Episode

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Last Season


2014 | 4 Episodes

Season 1 of The Great War: The People's Story premiered on August 9, 2014.

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The Great War: The People's Story


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Status Ended


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Certification -

Type Miniseries

Original Language English

Runtime 60m



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