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 2

The true story of Liverpool’s May Blitz continues as Michael Buerk, Angellica Bell and Rob Bell find out what life was like for people caught up in some of the most intense bombing ever experienced by a British city. Angellica picks up the story of Dr Leonard Findlay and Matron Gertrude Riding as their hospital is bombed. Dr Leonard’s son Charles tells his father’s incredible story. In the maternity ward of the hospital young mothers searched desperately for their babies – a survivor tells her the story of her mother’ bravery as the building came crashing down. 

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