World War One: The People's Story

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World War One: The People's Story: Reg, Alan, James And Dorothy
Reg, Alan, James And Dorothy
Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  The History Channel  |  July 8, 2016

Marking 100 years since the start of the First World War, actors Daniel Mays, Matthew McNulty and Myanna Buring bring to life the emotions and events preserved in memoirs, diaries and letters written between 1914 and 1918. From the horror of life in the trenches, to the expectation of those waiting for their loved ones to come home, each story is a personal time capsule conveying the hopes, fears, heroism and tragedies of countless ordinary people, made all the more powerful by the fact that every word is real.

Marking 100 years since the start of the First World War, actors Daniel Mays, Matthew McNulty and Myanna Buring bring to life the emotions and events preserved in memoirs, diaries and letters written between 1914 and 1918. From the horror of life in the trenches, to the expectation of those waiting for their loved ones to come home, each story is a personal time capsule conveying the hopes, fears, heroism and tragedies of countless ordinary people, made all the more powerful by the fact that every word is real.

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