37 Days

May 2017
59:51

S1 Ep3

Expired 3.0 13 x
Learning that Sir Edward Grey had advised Germany of French neutrality without the knowledge of France, George V informs Kaiser Wilhelm that there has been a 'misunderstanding', a statement that fuels the German belief in British duplicity. Hatred of socialism also makes war seem attractive and the parliament votes for war credits. In England at another contentious cabinet meeting, Grey and Asquith point out Britain's duty to support France in the likelihood of invasion. (From the UK) (Drama Se...
58:09

S1 Ep2

Expired 4.0 5 x
War in Europe is becoming a real possibility. Under pressure from the Cabinet, the British foreign secretary unravels a tangled web of intrigue between Austria, Germany, Russia and France, while the German military command conspires to force the Kaiser's hand. Now it’s a question of who will gain the upper hand. (From the UK) (Drama Series) (Part 2 of 3) (Rpt) PG CC
58:00

S1 Ep1

Expired 2.0 16 x
This political thriller follows the catastrophic chain of events from the assassination of the archduke Franz Ferdinand on 28 June 1914, to the declaration of war between Britain and Germany on the 4th of August. The series explores what went on behind closed doors and how decisions were made by important political figures. On June 28, 1914, young Foreign Office clerk Alec recounts his delivering a telegram to his German-born boss, informing him that the Austrian archduke Franz Ferdinand and hi...
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