World On Fire

Filming begins on series two of BBC drama World On Fire

Jonah Hauer King as Harry (credit: BBC)

The new six episodes will be written by series creator Peter Bowker alongside Rachel Bennette and Matt Jones, which will continue to tell the story of World War Two through the eyes of ordinary people whose lives have been thrown into chaos.

October 1940. As lone pilots are sent to destroy German bombers prowling the skies above Manchester, the beginning of the Northern Blitz signals the true reality of war arriving in Britain.