Tony Robinson's WW1

February 2018

S1 Ep4

Expired 3.0 3 x
In this fourth and final episode, Tony Robinson uses remarkable 3D photographs from the war to look at the final year of the conflict - 1918. After a lengthy stalemate in the trenches, the Western Front suddenly exploded into life. Germany risked everything with one final push for victory. But the Allies fought back. And, after four years of playing catch up, British tactics and technology finally defeated the German war machine. This is the story of how England finally won the First World War.

S1 Ep3 - Tony Robinson's Ww1 Series 1 Ep 3

Expired 3.0 1 x
Tony Robinson looks at the Battle of the Somme, which is now in full swing, but the Western Front is still locked in stalemate. All that bloodshed and slaughter is leading to huge pressure on both sides. And the Allies and Germany are transforming themselves into ever more powerful killing machines - creating unprecedented technological innovations, in an attempt to break the stalemate. But as we entered the modern world, Tony asks, were we losing our humanity?

S1 Ep2 - Tony Robinson's Ww1 Series 1 Ep 2

Expired 4.0 14 x
This episode, Tony Robinson questions whether the men who lost their lives in battles during WW1 were lions led by donkeys, or whether a brutal war of attrition was the only option available to those in command. Using 3D images that were taken at the time, Tony connects with the men that were killed and the landscapes in which they fell. He explores the stalemate of trench warfare through 1915 and 1916 and examines the cutting edge technologies that were used to try and make breakthroughs.

S1 Ep1 - Tony Robinson's Ww1 Series 1 Ep 1

Expired 3.0 7 x
Tony Robinson unpicks the Great War using a unique archive of 3D photographs taken in the trenches at the time. These incredible images have never been broadcast before in their original format and many have been sourced from private collections all over the world. In the first of four programs, Tony uses them to tell the story of how the war started and how it destroyed Britain's professional army in under five months.
March 2015


Expired 3.0 72 x
As part of SBS Remebers, this new series premiere follows Tony Robinson as he unpicks the Great War using a unique archive of 3D photographs taken in the trenches at the time. #sbsremembers