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The Great War: The People's Story 

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Through original diaries, letters, and memoirs, this unforgettable documentary tells how the lives of regular British men and women were transformed by the Great War. Along with historical ... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
Olivia Colman ...  Herself - Narrator 4 episodes, 2014
Rosalind March Rosalind March ...  Frances Evans 4 episodes, 2014
Alison Steadman ...  Hallie Miles 3 episodes, 2014
Giles Alderson ...  Arthur Burke 2 episodes, 2014
Claire Foy ...  Helen Bentwich 2 episodes, 2014
Romola Garai ...  Kate Parry Frye 2 episodes, 2014
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Daniel Mays ...  Reg Evans 2 episodes, 2014
Matthew McNulty ...  Alan Lloyd 2 episodes, 2014
Adrian Scarborough ...  Winston Churchill 2 episodes, 2014
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Through original diaries, letters, and memoirs, this unforgettable documentary tells how the lives of regular British men and women were transformed by the Great War. Along with historical footage, an outstanding cast of actors reenact first-hand accounts uncovered from attics, archives, and libraries across Britain.

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UK

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English

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2 February 2015 (USA) See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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16:9 HD
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Claire Foy (Helen Bentwich) and Olivia Coleman (Narrator) play Queen Elizabeth II in The Crown, Foy (Series 1 & 2) Coleman (Series 3 &4) at different ages. See more »

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