I Was There: The Great War Interviews
In the early 1960s, the BBC interviewed 280 eyewitnesses of the First World War for the series, The Great War. Using never-before-seen footage from these interviews, this film illuminates the poignant human experience of the war, through the eyes of those who survived it.
TV Blog: I wanted the interviews to tell their own story
"My ambition was to help restore the humanity of the Great War generation."