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World Tonight Special including the Centenary Vigil

David Eades presents a special programme on how Britain went to war 100 years ago today. Including coverage of the candlelit vigil from Westminster Abbey with Mike Wooldridge.

David Eades presents a special hour-long edition of The World Tonight from the Imperial War Museum, looking back with historians at how Britain entered the First World War and real time reporting of the last hours before London's ultimatum to Berlin to withdraw from Belgium expired.

The programme includes coverage of the candlelit vigil from Westminster Abbey with Mike Wooldridge.

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1 hour

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Mon 4 Aug 2014 22:00

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World War One on TV and Radio

World War One on TV and Radio

Marking the centenary of World War One across the BBC

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