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The World at WarA New Germany: Legendary actor Laurence Olivier narrates the definitive series on World War II. Hear why Germany, stricken by defeat in WWI, looked to Adolf Hitler for hope. [S]Fri, Jul 27, 10:00 PMYesterday60 mins

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The World at WarRemember: Laurence Olivier narrates the iconic, 26-part documentary series about World War II. As peace descends in 1945, the series ends with a sombre reminder of the human cost.Thu, Jun 7, 1:00 AMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarRemember: Laurence Olivier narrates the iconic, 26-part documentary series about World War II. As peace descends in 1945, the series ends with a sombre reminder of the human cost.Wed, Jun 6, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarReckoning: Discover how the superpowers established a new political order at the end of World War II. Laurence Olivier's narration and interviews with statesmen paint a vivid picture.Wed, Jun 6, 1:00 AMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarReckoning: Discover how the superpowers established a new political order at the end of World War II. Laurence Olivier's narration and interviews with statesmen paint a vivid picture.Tue, Jun 5, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarThe Bomb: The critically acclaimed documentary series all about World War II. Hear about the Allied scientists' controversial efforts to develop a new, immensely powerful weapon. [S]Tue, Jun 5, 1:00 AMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarThe Bomb: The critically acclaimed documentary series all about World War II. Hear about the Allied scientists' controversial efforts to develop a new, immensely powerful weapon. [S]Mon, Jun 4, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarPacific: World War II in revealing detail, narrated by the great actor Laurence Olivier. Hear how the Americans fought their way across the Pacific towards Japan and the Philippines. [S]Sat, Jun 2, 1:00 AMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarNemesis: The final death throes of the Third Reich described by Laurence Olivier. Hitler retreats to his bunker as Germany crumbles around him and Allied troops arrive in Berlin. [S]Wed, May 30, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarGenocide: How did Heinrich Himmler plan to realise Hitler's vision of a pure Aryan Germany? Actor Laurence Olivier explains as he narrates the acclaimed documentary series about WWII. [S]Wed, May 30, 12:55 AMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarGenocide: How did Heinrich Himmler plan to realise Hitler's vision of a pure Aryan Germany? Actor Laurence Olivier explains as he narrates the acclaimed documentary series about WWII. [S]Tue, May 29, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarPincers: Laurence Olivier provides the narration to this World War II retrospective. Hear how 1944 saw the steady disintegration of the German war machine, as the Allies advanced. [S]Sun, May 27, 11:40 PMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarOccupation: Hear how the Netherlands lived under Nazi rule for four years and how its people decided where their loyalties lay. Narrated by the the late, great Laurence Olivier. [S]Sun, May 27, 10:40 PMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarMorning: England became a supply dump as the British and Americans assembled the largest invasion fleet in history for Operation Overlord on 6 June 1944. Laurence Olivier tells all. [S]Sun, May 27, 12:00 AMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarInside the Reich: Laurence Olivier narrates this 26-part series, a milestone in TV history. Germany's progress loses momentum as the tide of the war turns in favour of the Allies. [S]Sat, May 26, 11:00 PMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarPincers: Laurence Olivier provides the narration to this World War II retrospective. Hear how 1944 saw the steady disintegration of the German war machine, as the Allies advanced. [S]Sat, May 26, 1:00 AMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarPincers: Laurence Olivier provides the narration to this World War II retrospective. Hear how 1944 saw the steady disintegration of the German war machine, as the Allies advanced. [S]Fri, May 25, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarOccupation: Hear how the Netherlands lived under Nazi rule for four years and how its people decided where their loyalties lay. Narrated by the the late, great Laurence Olivier. [S]Fri, May 25, 1:00 AMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarOccupation: Hear how the Netherlands lived under Nazi rule for four years and how its people decided where their loyalties lay. Narrated by the the late, great Laurence Olivier. [S]Thu, May 24, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarMorning: England became a supply dump as the British and Americans assembled the largest invasion fleet in history for Operation Overlord on 6 June 1944. Laurence Olivier tells all. [S]Thu, May 24, 1:10 AMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarMorning: England became a supply dump as the British and Americans assembled the largest invasion fleet in history for Operation Overlord on 6 June 1944. Laurence Olivier tells all. [S]Wed, May 23, 6:00 PMYesterday65 mins
The World at WarInside the Reich: Laurence Olivier narrates this 26-part series, a milestone in TV history. Germany's progress loses momentum as the tide of the war turns in favour of the Allies. [S]Wed, May 23, 1:10 AMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarInside the Reich: Laurence Olivier narrates this 26-part series, a milestone in TV history. Germany's progress loses momentum as the tide of the war turns in favour of the Allies. [S]Tue, May 22, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarHome Fires: World War II as told by the late Laurence Olivier. Hear more about life on the British Home Front, a time of gas masks, digging for victory and evacuation. [S]Tue, May 22, 1:00 AMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarHome Fires: World War II as told by the late Laurence Olivier. Hear more about life on the British Home Front, a time of gas masks, digging for victory and evacuation. [S]Mon, May 21, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarIt's a Lovely Day Tomorrow: Laurence Olivier narrates the acclaimed documentary series on WWII. Hear how Japanese advances across Asia forced the Allies into ignominious retreat. [S]Mon, May 21, 12:00 AMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarTough Old Gut: The hugely respected chronology of WWII. Churchill described Italy as the 'soft underbelly of the crocodile', thinking the Allies could cut through it to reach Germany. [S]Sun, May 20, 11:00 PMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarWhirlwind: The ultimate guide to World War II, narrated by Laurence Olivier. Bomber Command are unable to hit their targets precisely and attack German cities under cover of darkness. [S]Sun, May 20, 10:00 PMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarWhirlwind: The ultimate guide to World War II, narrated by Laurence Olivier. Bomber Command are unable to hit their targets precisely and attack German cities under cover of darkness. [S]Sun, May 20, 12:00 AMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarRed Star: Following Operation Barbarossa in 1941, the Soviet Army battled the Germans almost alone for two years. Laurence Olivier recounts their efforts as the epic series continues. [S]Sat, May 19, 11:00 PMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarIt's a Lovely Day Tomorrow: Laurence Olivier narrates the acclaimed documentary series on WWII. Hear how Japanese advances across Asia forced the Allies into ignominious retreat. [S]Sat, May 19, 1:00 AMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarIt's a Lovely Day Tomorrow: Laurence Olivier narrates the acclaimed documentary series on WWII. Hear how Japanese advances across Asia forced the Allies into ignominious retreat. [S]Fri, May 18, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarTough Old Gut: The hugely respected chronology of WWII. Churchill described Italy as the 'soft underbelly of the crocodile', thinking the Allies could cut through it to reach Germany. [S]Fri, May 18, 1:00 AMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarTough Old Gut: The hugely respected chronology of WWII. Churchill described Italy as the 'soft underbelly of the crocodile', thinking the Allies could cut through it to reach Germany. [S]Thu, May 17, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarWhirlwind: The ultimate guide to World War II, narrated by Laurence Olivier. Bomber Command are unable to hit their targets precisely and attack German cities under cover of darkness. [S]Thu, May 17, 1:15 AMYesterday55 mins
The World at WarWhirlwind: The ultimate guide to World War II, narrated by Laurence Olivier. Bomber Command are unable to hit their targets precisely and attack German cities under cover of darkness. [S]Wed, May 16, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarRed Star: Following Operation Barbarossa in 1941, the Soviet Army battled the Germans almost alone for two years. Laurence Olivier recounts their efforts as the epic series continues. [S]Wed, May 16, 1:10 AMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarRed Star: Following Operation Barbarossa in 1941, the Soviet Army battled the Germans almost alone for two years. Laurence Olivier recounts their efforts as the epic series continues. [S]Tue, May 15, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarWolf Pack: The definitive guide to World War II, narrated by the late, great Laurence Olivier. Hear how German U-boats caused havoc among Allied merchant shipping in the Atlantic. [S]Tue, May 15, 1:00 AMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarWolf Pack: The definitive guide to World War II, narrated by the late, great Laurence Olivier. Hear how German U-boats caused havoc among Allied merchant shipping in the Atlantic. [S]Mon, May 14, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarStalingrad: An epic timeline of WWII, as told by Laurence Olivier. After Hitler's initial territorial gains in Russia, his relentless advance was decisively stopped at Stalingrad. [S]Mon, May 14, 12:45 AMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarThe Desert: Laurence Olivier narrates this exhaustive account of World War II. In the deserts of North Africa, the 8th Army battles against Rommel's Afrika Korps. [S]Sun, May 13, 11:45 PMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarOn Our Way: Recalling America's entry into World War II after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the great Laurence Olivier sheds more light on the deadliest conflict in history. [S]Sun, May 13, 12:00 AMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarBanzai!: December 7, 1941 saw the infamous Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Laurence Olivier revisits this pivotal moment of World War II in the much-praised documentary series. [S]Sat, May 12, 11:00 PMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarStalingrad: An epic timeline of WWII, as told by Laurence Olivier. After Hitler's initial territorial gains in Russia, his relentless advance was decisively stopped at Stalingrad. [S]Sat, May 12, 1:00 AMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarStalingrad: An epic timeline of WWII, as told by Laurence Olivier. After Hitler's initial territorial gains in Russia, his relentless advance was decisively stopped at Stalingrad. [S]Fri, May 11, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarThe Desert: Laurence Olivier narrates this exhaustive account of World War II. In the deserts of North Africa, the 8th Army battles against Rommel's Afrika Korps. [S]Fri, May 11, 1:00 AMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarThe Desert: Laurence Olivier narrates this exhaustive account of World War II. In the deserts of North Africa, the 8th Army battles against Rommel's Afrika Korps. [S]Thu, May 10, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarOn Our Way: Recalling America's entry into World War II after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the great Laurence Olivier sheds more light on the deadliest conflict in history. [S]Thu, May 10, 1:05 AMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarOn Our Way: Recalling America's entry into World War II after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the great Laurence Olivier sheds more light on the deadliest conflict in history. [S]Wed, May 9, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
The World at WarBanzai!: December 7, 1941 saw the infamous Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Laurence Olivier revisits this pivotal moment of World War II in the much-praised documentary series. [S]Wed, May 9, 1:00 AMYesterday60 mins