My Grandparents' War

2020
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Episode 2

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The actor and peace campaigner explores the extraordinary World War II story of his grandfather Osmond Skinner, who spent almost four years as a Japanese prisoner of war. (Ep2/4)
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Episode 1

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...Bonham Carter: The actor explores her grandparents' wartime stories. Grandfather Eduardo helped Jewish people flee the Holocaust. Grandmother Violet fought for women's rights. (Ep1/4)

Episode 2 Mark Rylance

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Actor and peace campaigner Mark Rylance explores the extraordinary World War II story of his grandfather Osmond Skinner, who spent almost four years as a Japanese prisoner of war

Episode 1 Helena Bonham Carter

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Helena Bonham Carter relates how her grandfather defied orders by helping Jewish people escape the Holocaust, while her grandmother volunteered as an air raid warden and campaigned for women's rights
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Episode 4 Carey Mulligan

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Actor Carey Mulligan explores how her grandfather travelled thousands of miles to fight the Japanese in the final months of World War II, and lost his closest friends from a kamikaze attack at sea

Episode 3 Kristin Scott Thomas

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Actor Kristin Scott Thomas uncovers the story of how her grandfather William saved thousands of lives at Dunkirk while serving as a commanding officer in the Royal Navy throughout World War II
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