Main title from the Thames Television series, The World at War (1973-74)

The World at War

(1973–74)

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| TV Programme | United Kingdom | Colour | Documentary, History, War
| Stars: Laurence Olivier, Averell Harriman, J Lawton Collins
Monday at 9am on Yesterday (Episode: Red Star)

1970s World War II documentary series, narrated by Laurence Olivier

Series cast (298)

Photo of Laurence Oliver narrating The World at War (1973-4). The actor is in rolled-up shirt sleeves while reading the script in front of a microphone
26 episodes
Himself – Narrator
Averell Harriman
5 episodes
Himself – Roosevelt’s Roving Ambassador / Himself – Roosevelt’s Special Representative in Britain / Himself – US Ambassador to Moscow 1945 / Himself – US Ambassador to Russia 1943-46 / Himself – US Ambassador to Russia 1945
J Lawton Collins
3 episodes
Himself / Himself – Commanding General, 25th Infantry Division at Guadalcanal / Himself – US VII Corps Commander
Christabel Bielenberg
2 episodes
Herself – Married to German / Herself – Wife of German
Rita Boas-Koopman
2 episodes
Herself / Herself – Dutch Jew
David Belchem
2 episodes
Himself / Himself – Western Desert Force
Vladimir Antonov
1 episode
Himself – Red Army
Frank Manson
1 episode
Himself – Lieutenant, US Navy
Naoki Hoshino
1 episode
Himself – Cabinet Minister
André Beaufre
1 episode
Himself – French High Command (archive footage)
McGeorge Bundy
1 episode
Himself – Stimson’s Biographer
Stephen Ambrose
1 episode
Himself – Historian
John Barne
1 episode
Himself – 6th Guards Arnoured Brigade
Robert Boothby
1 episode
Himself – Conservative MP
Max Aitken
1 episode
Himself – RAF Squadron Leader 1940
Lewis Bush
1 episode
Himself – Writer
George Ball
1 episode
Himself – Roosevelt Administration
Andrey Yeryomenko
1 episode
Himself (archive footage)
Edward Butler
1 episode
Himself – Ex Chief Petty Officer
Ivan Chistyakov
1 episode
Himself – Commander, 6th Guard Army
Hans Brunswig
1 episode
Himself – Hamburg Fire Officer
Bill Becket
1 episode
Himself – Sherwood Foresters
Walter Boller
1 episode
Himself – Major, ROAC
William Beveridge
1 episode
Himself – Economist / Socialist (archive footage)
Hertha Beese
1 episode
Herself – Berlin Housewife
Winston Churchill
11 episodes
Himself / Himself – Buckingham Palace on balcony 1945 / Himself – First Lord of the Admiralty / Himself – PM of the UK
Hermann Göring
6 episodes
Himself – C-in-C, Luftwaffe / Himself – Nuremberg Trial Defendant 1945 / Himself – President of the Reichstag
Toshikazu Kase
3 episodes
Himself – Cabinet Secretariat / Himself – Foreign Ministry 1945 / Himself – Matsuoka’s Private Secretary
Emmi Bonhoeffer
2 episodes
Herself – Berlin Housewife / Herself – Housewife
Francis de Guingand
2 episodes
Himself – Military Intelligence, Cairo / Montgomery’s Chief of Staff / Himself – Montgomery’s Chief of Staff
R A Butler
2 episodes
Himself – Foreign Affairs / Himself – Minister of Education
J R Colville
2 episodes
Himself – Chamberlain’s Private Secretary / Himself – Churchill’s Private Secretary
Sieuwert Bruins Slot
1 episode
Himself
Eberhard Bethge
1 episode
Himself – Prisoner of the Gestapo
Richard Böch
1 episode
Himself – SS Lance Corporal
Roy Voris
1 episode
Himself – Lieutenant, US Navy
Maurice Chevalier
1 episode
Himself – Entertainer
James Byrnes
1 episode
Himself – Truman’s Secretary of State
Charles Bohlen
1 episode
Himself – US State Department 1945
Stanley Drinkwater
1 episode
Himself
John Russell
1 episode
Himself – British Embassy, Moscow 1941
George Elliott
1 episode
Himself – Radar Unit Plotter
Vannevar Bush
1 episode
Himself – Adviser to Roosevelt
Paola Colacicchi
1 episode
Himself – Italian Army
Peter Cremer
1 episode
Himself – Capt of U-333
Vsevolod Klokov
1 episode
Himself – Ukrainian Partisan
John Corcoran
1 episode
Himself – Pilot
Mark W Clark
1 episode
Himself – Commander, US 5th Army
Sydney Bowers
1 episode
Himself – Sergeant, RAF
Mrs Gwen Bunt
1 episode
Herself – Plymouth Resident
Anthony Eden
5 episodes
Himself – British Foreign Secretary / Himself – Foreign Affairs 1945 / Himself – Foreign Secretary / Himself – War Cabinet 1940-45 / Himself – War Minister 1940 / Foreign Secretary 1940
Douglas MacArthur
3 episodes
Himself – Allied Commander at Surrender Ceremony / Himself – Leader of America’s Occupation of Japan / Himself – Supreme Commander, Southwest Pacific Area
Lawrence Durrell
3 episodes
Himself / Himself – British Foreign Service / Himself – British Press Officer, Cairo
Teruo Okada
2 episodes
Himself / Himself – Japanese Imperial Army
Karl Dönitz
2 episodes
Himself – Chief of the Navy / Himself – Last Leader of the Third Reich
Lord Chandos
2 episodes
Himself / Himself – War Cabinet 1942-45
Mitsuo Fuchida
2 episodes
Himself – Aerial Commander / Himself – Led Pearl Harbor Attack
Hugh Greene
1 episode
Himself – ‘Daily Telegraph,’ Berlin
J F Bubberman-Boer
1 episode
Herself
Blondi
1 episode
Hitler’s Dog (archive footage)
Paul Schmidt
1 episode
Himself – Hitler’s Interpreter
Masataka Chihaya
1 episode
Himself – Japanese Navy
Franz Halder
1 episode
Himself – Hitler’s Chief of Staff (archive footage)
Ivan Ludnikov
1 episode
Himself – Corps Commander
Ira C Eaker
1 episode
Himself – Commanding General US Eighth Air Force
Walter Davis
1 episode
Himself – Sherwood Foresters
Leonard Brown
1 episode
Himself – Private, 14th Army
Adolf Hitler
11 episodes
Himself -Führer / Himself – Führer
Albert Speer
5 episodes
Himself / Himself – Hitler’s Armaments Minister / Himself – Minister of Armaments / Himself – Minister of Armaments / War Production
Charles de Gaulle
3 episodes
Himself / Himself – Leader of the Free French
Hans Kehrl
2 episodes
Himself – Ministry of Economics 1938-43 / Ministry of Armaments 1943-45 / Himself – Nazi Businessman
Yuzuru Sanematsu
2 episodes
Himself – Commander Naval Intelligence / Himself – Naval Intelligence
Noble Frankland
2 episodes
Himself – Director, Imperial War Museum / Himself – Historian
Adolf Galland
2 episodes
Himself – Director General of Fighters / Himself – Luftwaffe Squadron Leader 1940 / Luftwaffe Wing Commander 1941
Minoru Genda
2 episodes
Himself – Planned Midway Invasion / Himself – Planned Pearl Harbor Attack
Allan Francis Harding
2 episodes
Himself – Alexander’s Chief of Staff / Himself – Commander, 7th Armoured Division
Eddy Christiani
1 episode
Himself
Brian Horrocks
1 episode
Himself – 30 Corps Commander
C JR Duffin
1 episode
Himself – 6th Guards Armoured Bdge
Wilhelm Hoettl
1 episode
Himself – SS Major
Chester W Nimitz
1 episode
Himself – C-in-C, US Pacific Fleet (archive footage)
Edward Spears
1 episode
Himself
William Edward Rawlings Eyton-Jones
1 episode
Himself – SS Ben Vrachie
Olga Rybakova
1 episode
Herself – Leningrad Housewife
Michael Calvert
1 episode
Himself – Chindit Commander
Otto John
1 episode
Himself – Member of Resistance
Kenneth Strong
2 episodes
Himself – Eisenhower’s Intelligence Chief
Traudl Junge
2 episodes
Herself – Hitler’s Secretary / Herself – Secretary to Hitler 1943-45
Dwight D Eisenhower
2 episodes
Himself
Bill Mauldin
2 episodes
Himself – Cartoonist, ‘Stars and Stripes’
Georg Konrad Morgen
1 episode
Himself – Law Student
Louis De Jong
1 episode
Himself
Willy Feldheim
1 episode
Himself
Avraham Kochavi
1 episode
Himself – Polish Jew
Mrs Yonaha
1 episode
Herself – Student
Charles Trenet
1 episode
Himself – Entertainer
Alger Hiss
1 episode
Himself – State Department 1945
Ursula Gray
1 episode
Herself – German Refugee, 1945
J Glenn Gray
1 episode
Himself – Author ‘The Warriors’
Lucy Faithfull
1 episode
Herself – Children’s Care Organiser
Charles Gardner
1 episode
Himself – BBC Reporter
Grigori Tokaty
1 episode
Himself – Stalin Critic
Norman Corwin
1 episode
Himself – Radio Commentator
Friedrich Paulus
1 episode
Himself – Commander, 6th Army Group (archive footage)
Thomas Finch
1 episode
Hiimself – Chief Officer, ‘SS San Emiliano’
Nikolai Volkov
1 episode
Himself – Factory Worker
Arthur Harris
1 episode
Himself – Marshal of the RAF 1972
Gilbert Collins
1 episode
Himself – Gunner, 14th Army
Stafford Cripps
1 episode
Himself – Ambassador to Russia 1940-1942 (archive footage)
Wynford Vaughan-Thomas
3 episodes
Himself – War Correspondent
Vyacheslav Molotov
3 episodes
Himself – Foreign Minister
Louis Mountbatten
3 episodes
Himself / Himself – Supreme Allied Commander SEAC / Himself – Supreme Commander, SEAsia
Hasso von Manteuffel
2 episodes
Himself – German Panzer Command / Himself – German Panzer Commander
Walter Warlimont
2 episodes
Himself – German High Command
Koichi Kido
2 episodes
Himself – Emperor’s Chief Adviser / Himself – Lord Privy Seal 1945
Werner Pusch
1 episode
Himself – Social Democrat
Petra Eldering
1 episode
Herself
Ursula Grey
1 episode
Herself – Dresden Civilian
Primo Levi
1 episode
Himself – Italian Jew
Bernard Kops
1 episode
Himself – Child Evacuee
Bertie Good
1 episode
Himself – Steward, ‘MV Royal Daffodil’
James Doolittle
1 episode
Himself – B-25 Raid on Japan
Richard O’Connor
1 episode
Himself – Commander, Western Desert Force
Mikhail Shumilov
1 episode
Himself – Commander, 7th Guards Army (archive footage)
Peter Gretton
1 episode
Himself – Escort Group Commander
Wilhelm Herget
1 episode
Himself – Night Fighter Pilot
Drew Middleton
1 episode
Himself
Neville G Hogan
1 episode
Himself – Capt, 14th Army
Tom Driberg
1 episode
Himself
Joseph Stalin
6 episodes
Himself – General Secretary / Himself – Secretary General
Siegfried Westphal
4 episodes
Himself – Afika Korps, Rommel’s Chief of Staff / Himself – Chief of Staff, German Armies in the West / Himself – Kesselring’s Chief of Staff / Himself – Staff Officer Western Front
Hirohito
3 episodes
Himself – Emperor of Japan
Friedrich Luft
2 episodes
Himself / Himself – Berliner
Heinz Reinheimer
1 episode
Himself – Printer’s Son
Jan Kilkens
1 episode
Himself
Dov Paisikovic
1 episode
Himself – Hungarian Jew
Joe Minogue
1 episode
Himself
Martin Lindsay
1 episode
Himself – British Army Officer
Ray Holmes
1 episode
Himself – RAF Sergeant Pilot 1940
Ion Antonescu
1 episode
Himself – Prime Minister of Yugoslavia (archive footage)
Ian Mutsu
1 episode
Himself – Newsman
Nikolay Voronov
1 episode
Himself – Interrogated Paulus when Surrendering (archive footage)
Raymond Hart
1 episode
Himself – ‘HMS Vidette’
Leon Johnson
1 episode
Himself – Group Commander
Urikuro Honda
1 episode
Himself – Japanese Imperial Army
Goronwy Rees
1 episode
Himself
Franklin D Roosevelt
4 episodes
Himself / Himself – US President
King George VI
2 episodes
Himself – Buckingham Palace on balcony 1945 / Himself – His Highness
Curtis LeMay
2 episodes
Himself / Himself – Divisional Commander
Heipke Remer
1 episode
Herself – Farmer’s Daughter
Piet Nak
1 episode
Himself – Streetcleaner
Heinz Linge
1 episode
Himself – Hitler’s Valet
Rudolf Vrba
1 episode
Himself – Czechoslovak Jew
Gordon Waterfield
1 episode
Himself – War Correspondent
Yoshio Kodama
1 episode
Himself – Nationalist Politician
William Robertson
1 episode
Himself – US Army 1945
Herman Pheffer
1 episode
Himself – Disabled US Veteran
John Simon
1 episode
Himself – Chancellor of the Exchequer (archive footage)
John McBeath
1 episode
Himself – Commanding ‘HMS Venomous’
Masatake Okumiya
1 episode
Himself – Pilot
John Kenneth Galbraith
1 episode
Himself – Roosevelt Administration
Claude Auchinleck
1 episode
Himself – C-in-C Middle East Command 1941-42 (archive footage)
Kurt Zeitzler
1 episode
Himself – Hitler’s Chief of Staff (archive footage)
Otto Kretschmer
1 episode
Himself – Capt of U-99
Andrei Zhdanov
1 episode
Himself – Communist Politician (archive footage)
Vera Lynn
1 episode
Herself – Morale Booster
Trevor Evans
1 episode
Himself
Otto Ernst Remer
1 episode
Himself – German Army Officer
Christa Ronke
2 episodes
Herself – Berliner / Herself – Berliner, 1945
J B Priestley
2 episodes
Himself – Broadcaster / Himself – Broadcaster / Novelist
Georgi Zhukov
2 episodes
Himself – Marshal / Himself – Red Army General
Ewald von Kleist
1 episode
Himself – Army Officer
Jetty Paerl
1 episode
Herself
Karl Wolff
1 episode
Himself – SS General
Princess Margaret
1 episode
Herself – Buckingham Palace on balcony 1945 (archive footage)
Jimmy Thomas
1 episode
Himself – Royal Navy
Charles Woodhouse
1 episode
Himself – Capt HMS Ajax
Hartwig Looks
1 episode
Himself – Capt of U-264
Hamish Mahaddie
1 episode
Himself – RAF Bomber Command Pathfinder
Michael Foot
1 episode
Himself – Acting Editor, Evening Standard 1942
Richard Schultze-Kossens
1 episode
Himself – Commander, SS Academy
J M Stagg
1 episode
Himself
Queen Elizabeth II
2 episodes
Herself / Herself – Buckingham Palace on balcony 1945
John J McCloy
2 episodes
Himself – Assistant Secretary of War 1945 / Himself – Roosevelt’s Assistant Secretary of War
Kay Summersby
2 episodes
Herself – Eisenhower’s Driver / Herself – US Army 1945
J G Smyth
2 episodes
Himself – 17th Div, Burma / Himself – 17th Indian Infantry Division, Malaya
Siegmund Weltlinger
1 episode
Himself – Jewish Stockbroker
Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands
1 episode
Himself – The Prince of the Netherlands
Anna Nikulina
1 episode
Herself – Red Army
Rivka Yosilevska
1 episode
Herself – Polish Jew
Hartley Shawcross
1 episode
Himself – Nuremberg Prosecuter 1945
Neville Chamberlain
1 episode
Himself – PM of the UK
Robert Wright
1 episode
Himself – Dowding’s Personal Assistant
King Boris III
1 episode
Himself – Bulgaria (archive footage)
Alan Cunningham
1 episode
Himself – Commander 8th Army 1941 (archive footage)
Wilfred Oulton
1 episode
Himself – Coastal Command
William Reid
1 episode
Himself
Harold Alexander
1 episode
Himself – Commander 15th Army Group (archive footage)
David Hewetson
1 episode
Himself – Bevin Boy 1943-1947
Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother
2 episodes
Herself – Buckingham Palace on balcony 1945 / Herself – Her Highness
Gerd von Rundstedt
2 episodes
Himself
Lord Beaverbrook
2 episodes
Himself – Minister of Aircraft Production / Himself – Minister of War Production
Bernard L Montgomery
2 episodes
Himself / Himself – Commander 8th Army
Edward Woods
1 episode
Himself
J B Roodbol
1 episode
Himself
Felix Putterman
1 episode
Himself – US Artilleryman
Adolf Eichmann
1 episode
Himself – SS-Final Solution Administrator (archive footage)
Duke of Windsor
1 episode
Himself (archive footage)
J Robert Oppenheimer
1 episode
Himself (archive footage)
Willy Brandt
1 episode
Himself – Chancellor of West Germany 1969-74 (archive footage)
King Michael
1 episode
Himself – Romania (archive footage)
Ichiji Sugita
1 episode
Himself – General Staff
Gilbert Roberts
1 episode
Himself – Western Approaches Staff
John Rogan
1 episode
Himself – Navigator / Bombardier
Alan Brooke
1 episode
Himself – Chief of the Imperial General Staff (archive footage)
George Hodgkinson
1 episode
Himself – Chairman, Coventry War Emergency Committee
Marlene Tucking
1 episode
Herself
Hideki Tojo
2 episodes
Himself – Prime Minister / Himself – Prime Minister of Japan
Bob Hope
2 episodes
Himself
Benito Mussolini
2 episodes
Himself – Former Prime Minister / Himself – Prime Minister of Italy
Florrie Rost van Tonningen
1 episode
Herself
Yelena Reveshkaya
1 episode
Herself – Red Army Interpreter
Maurice Gamelin
1 episode
Himself – C-in-C, Maginot Line (archive footage)
Hisatsune Sakomizu
1 episode
Himself – Cabinet Secretary 1945
Douglas Spencer
1 episode
Himself – UK Occupation Force 1945
Édouard Daladier
1 episode
Himself – Prime Minister of France 1938-40 (archive footage)
Tomohiko Ushiba
1 episode
Himself – Prime Minister’s Private Secretary
Isamu Noguchi
1 episode
Himself – Japanese-American 1941
Robert Sherwood
1 episode
Himself – ‘HMS Bluebell’
Werner Schroer
1 episode
Himself – Day Fighter Leader
Freddie Tomkins
1 episode
Himself – Sergeant, 14th Army
Cecil King
1 episode
Himself – Director, Daily Mirror
Martin Bormann
1 episode
Himself – Personal Secretary to the Führer (archive footage)
Heinrich Himmler
2 episodes
Himself – Reichsführer-SS
Gracie Fields
2 episodes
Herself – Entertainer
R M van der Veen
1 episode
Himself
Isoroku Yamamoto
1 episode
Himself – Funeral Procession in Japan 1943 (archive footage)
Henri Giraud
1 episode
Himself – Commander, French 9th Army (archive footage)
Charles W Sweeney
1 episode
Himself – Hiroshima & Nagasaki Pilot
Hugh Dowding
1 episode
Himself – RAF Fighter Command 1936-40 (archive footage)
Paul Prince
1 episode
Himself – Yugoslavia Acting Head of State (archive footage)
Takeo Yoshikawa
1 episode
Himself – Spy at Pearl Harbor
Paul Samuelson
1 episode
Himself – Roosevelt Administration
Neil Ritchie
1 episode
Himself – Commander 8th Army 1941-42 (archive footage)
Rodney Stone
1 episode
Himself – ‘SS Gharinda’
William Slim
1 episode
Himself – Commander, 14th Army (archive footage)
Frederick Marquis
1 episode
Himself – Minister of Food 1940-1943 (archive footage)
Roland Freisler
1 episode
Himself – Bomb Plot Judge (archive footage)
George Formby
2 episodes
Himself – Entertainer
Erwin Rommel
2 episodes
Himself / Himself – Commander, Afrika Korps
Joseph Goebbels
2 episodes
Himself – Propaganda Minister
T van Ralte
1 episode
Himself
John Seney
1 episode
Himself – US Paratrooper
Heinz Guderian
1 episode
Himself – German Colonel (archive footage)
Paul Tibbets
1 episode
Himself – Hiroshima Pilot
Richard Tregaskis
1 episode
Himself – War Correspondent
James Stewart
1 episode
Himself – Squadron Commander
Albert Kesselring
1 episode
Himself – Commander German Forces in Italy (archive footage)
Orde Wingate
1 episode
Himself – British General, Chindit Campaigns (archive footage)
Bernard Miles
1 episode
Himself (archive footage)
Archibald Wavell
2 episodes
Himself – C-in-C Middle East Command 1940-41 / Himself – Middle East Command
Gerben Wagenar
1 episode
Himself
Edison Uno
1 episode
Himself – Japanese-American 1941
Lore Thran
1 episode
Himself – Cologne Hospital Nurse
R B Woudenber
1 episode
Himself
Carola Stern
1 episode
Herself – German Citizen
Philippe Pétain
1 episode
Himself – Marshal of France (archive footage)
Rudolf Hess
1 episode
Himself – Nuremberg Trial Defendant 1945 (archive footage)
Yosuke Matsuoka
1 episode
Himself – Foreign Minister of Japan (archive footage)
Sewell Avery
1 episode
Himself – Businessman (archive footage)
Günther Prien
1 episode
Himself – Capt of U-47 (archive footage)
Ben Witter
1 episode
Himself – Hamburg Journalist
Bill Roberts
1 episode
Himself – Betteshanger Miner
Anton Mussert
1 episode
Himself – NSB Leader (archive footage)
Eva Braun
1 episode
Herself – Hitler’s Wife (archive footage)
Paul Reynaud
1 episode
Himself – Prime Minister of France 1940 (archive footage)
W K Wellington Koo
1 episode
Himself – United Nations signatore one (archive footage)
Arthur Percival
1 episode
Himself – Commonwealth General, Singapore (archive footage)
Joachim Schepke
1 episode
Himself – Capt of U-100 (archive footage)
Emanuel Shinwell
1 episode
Himself – Minister of Fuel & Power (archive footage)
Arthur Seyß-Inquart
1 episode
Himself – Reich Commissioner of Holland (archive footage)
Maxime Weygand
1 episode
Himself – C-in-C, French Army (archive footage)
Harry Hopkins
1 episode
Himself – Roosevelt’s Adviser (archive footage)
Bing Crosby
1 episode
Himself (archive footage)
Frederic John Walker
1 episode
Himself – Anti-Submarine Warfare Commander (archive footage)
Mrs Herma Wolfgang
1 episode
Herself – Resident Alien
Fritz Todt
1 episode
Himself – Minister of Munitions (archive footage)
Olivia de Havilland
1 episode
Herself (archive footage)
Harry S Truman
1 episode
Himself – US President (archive footage)
Tomoyuki Yamashita
1 episode
Himself – Japanese General (archive footage)
Ernest Bevin
1 episode
Himself – British statesman (archive footage)
Joachim von Ribbentrop
1 episode
Himself – Nuremberg Trial Defendant 1945 (archive footage)
Charles A Lindbergh
1 episode
Himself (archive footage)
Mamoru Shigemitsu
1 episode
Himself – Foreign Minister (archive footage)
Tyrone Power
1 episode
Himself (archive footage)
Henry L Stimson
1 episode
Himself – US Secretary of War 1945 (archive footage)
Frank Sinatra
1 episode
Himself (archive footage)
Tommy Handley
1 episode
Radio Characters (archive footage)
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Episode guide (26 episodes)

Season 1 (26 episodes)

Pictures

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Main title from the 1974 ‘Pincers’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (2). August 1944 – March 1945
Main title from the 1974 ‘Pincers’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (1)
Main title from the 1974 ‘Occupation’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (2). Holland 1940-1944
Main title from the 1974 ‘Occupation’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (1)
Main title from the 1974 ‘Morning’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (2). June – August 1944
Main title from the 1974 ‘Morning’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (1)
Main title from the 1974 ‘Inside the Reich’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (2). Germany 1940-1944
Main title from the 1974 ‘Inside the Reich’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (1)
Main title from the 1974 ‘Genocide’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (2). 1941-1945
Main title from the 1974 ‘Genocide’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (1)
Main title from the 1974 ‘Whirlwind’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (2). Bombing Germany September 1939 – April 1944
Main title from the 1974 ‘Whirlwind’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (1)
Main title from the 1974 ‘Tough Old Gut’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (2). November 1942 – June 1944
Main title from the 1974 ‘Tough Old Gut’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (1)
Main title from the 1974 ‘It’s a Lovely Day Tomorrow’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (2). Burma 1942-1944
Main title from the 1974 ‘It’s a Lovely Day Tomorrow’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (1)
Main title from the 1974 ‘Home Fires’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (2). Britain 1940-1944
Main title from the 1974 ‘Home Fires’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (1)
Main title from the 1974 ‘Red Star’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (2). The Soviet Union 1941-1943
Main title from the 1974 ‘Red Star’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (1)
Main title from the 1974 ‘Wolf Pack’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (2). U-Boats in the Atlantic 1939-1944
Main title from the 1974 ‘Wolf Pack’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (1)
Main title from the 1974 ‘Stalingrad’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (2). June 1942-February 1943
Main title from the 1974 ‘Stalingrad’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (1)
Main title from the 1973 ‘On Our Way’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (2). USA 1939-1942
Main title from the 1973 ‘On Our Way’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (1)
Main title from the 1973 ‘Barbarossa’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (2). June-December 1941
Main title from the 1973 ‘Barbarossa’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (1)
Main title from the 1973 ‘Banzai!’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (2). Japan 1931-1942
Main title from the 1973 ‘Banzai!’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (1)
Main title from the 1973 ‘Alone’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (2). May 1940-May 1941
Main title from the 1973 ‘Alone’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (1)
Main title from the 1973 ‘France Falls’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (2). May-June 1940
Main title from the 1973 ‘France Falls’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (1)
Main title from the 1973 ‘Distant War’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (2). September 1939 – May 1940
Main title from the 1973 ‘Distant War’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (1)
Main title from the 1973 ‘A New Germany’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (2). 1933-1939
Main title from the 1973 ‘A New Germany’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (1)
Photo of Laurence Oliver narrating The World at War (1973-4). The actor is in rolled-up shirt sleeves while reading the script in front of a microphone
Main title from the 1974 ‘Remember’ episode of The World at War (1973-1974) (1)
Main title from the 1974 ‘Reckoning’ episode of The World at War (1973-1974) (2). 1945… and after
Main title from the 1974 ‘Reckoning’ episode of The World at War (1973-1974) (1)
Main title from the 1974 ‘The Bomb’ episode of The World at War (1973-1974) (2). February-September 1945
Main title from the 1974 ‘The Bomb’ episode of The World at War (1973-1974) (1)
Main title from the 1974 ‘Pacific’ episode of The World at War (1973-1974) (2). February 1942 – July 1945
Main title from the 1974 ‘Pacific’ episode of The World at War (1973-1974) (1)
Main title from the 1974 ‘Japan’ episode of The World at War (1973-1974) (2). 1941-1945
Main title from the 1974 ‘Japan’ episode of The World at War (1973-1974) (1)
Main title from the 1974 ‘Nemesis’ episode of The World at War (1973-1974) (2). Germany. February-May 1945
Main title from the 1974 ‘Nemesis’ episode of The World at War (1973-1974) (1)
Main title from the 1974 ‘Occupation’ episode of The World at War (1973-1974)
Main title from the Thames Television series, The World at War (1973-74)

Production

(20)
Jeremy Isaacs
3 episodes
Producer / Writer
David Elstein
7 episodes
Director / Producer / Writer
Michael Darlow
5 episodes
Director / Producer
Peter Batty
13 episodes
Producer / Writer
Martin Smith
5 episodes
Director / Producer
John Pett
7 episodes
Director / Producer
Jerome Kuehl
4 episodes
Producer / Writer
Ted Childs
5 episodes
Director / Producer
Phillip Whitehead
3 episodes
Producer
Hugh Raggett
5 episodes
Director / Producer
Neal Ascherson
3 episodes
Writer
Laurence Thompson
2 episodes
Writer
Charles Bloomberg
2 episodes
Writer
Stuart Hood
1 episode
Writer
David Wheeler
2 episodes
Writer
Courtney Browne
1 episode
Writer
J P W Mallalieu
1 episode
Writer
Charles Douglas-Home
1 episode
Writer
John Williams
2 episodes
Writer
Angus Calder
1 episode
Writer

Companies

(1)
Thames Television
Production company