Airdate: World on Fire
Period UK drama with Helen Hunt, Sean Bean and Lesley Manville comes to SBS.
Big budget drama World on Fire will screen on SBS in January.
Written by Peter Bowker it depicts the horror of the outbreak of the war during its first year. It traces the intertwining fates of relatable, vividly drawn characters from Britain, Poland, France, Germany and the United States as they grapple with the effect of the war on their everyday lives.
The 7 part series stars Helen Hunt, Sean Bean and Lesley Manville. This screened on Pay TV in October 2019.
Set in 1939, World on Fire is a gripping drama series that takes viewers across the first year of World War II, The story follows Harry (Jonah Hauer-King) a translator working in the British Embassy in Warsaw, as he falls in love with Polish waitress Kasia (Zofia Wichlacz). As the Nazi threat spreads across Europe, Kasia must choose between love and fighting for her country, Harry must find his place in the world, and Lois seizes new opportunities the war throws up.
Thursday, 7 January at 8.30pm on SBS.