The Blitz: Britain on Fire

27th, 28th & 29th May 9pm

Episodes

Episode 1

The first in this three-part stripped event which tells the story of some of the most intense bombing ever experienced by a British city

Episode 2

The true story of Liverpool’s May Blitz continues

Episode 3

The final instalment of this day by day, hour by hour account of the events of the Liverpool Blitz

Episode 1

During the Blitz,  Britain was fighting for its very survival. By May 1941 the Luftwaffe were focusing their attacks on Britain's crucial lifeline- the port of Liverpool. Michael Buerk , Angellica Bell and Rob Bell present the first in this three-part stripped event which  tells the story of 8 days of some of the most intense bombing ever experienced by a British city. This programme relives the events of the beginning of that  week through the eyes of real people who were there as the bombs began to rain down. 

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