Britain's Great War


1. War Comes to Britain

Expired 3.0 2 x
Jeremy Paxman traces the story of the dramatic early stages of the war, from stunned disbelief to the mass recruitment of volunteer soldiers. Fear of invasion grips the country, Boy Scouts guard bridges, and spies are suspected everywhere. For the first time, British civilians are fired on by enemy ships and bombed from t...
Episodes 2017

2. The War Machine

3.0 9 x
The whole population is enlisted to turn an unprepared Britain into a war machine.(R)
Episodes 2014

Learning Zone

3.0 46 x
Jeremy Paxman traces the effects of the First World War on Britain.

4. At the Eleventh Hour

3.0 18 x
Jeremy Paxman describes how the country came to the very brink of defeat.(R)

3. The Darkest Hour

3.0 49 x
How Germany's attempts to starve Britain into submission edged the nation close to defeat.(R)
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