Series looking at how ordinary people played a part in Britain's wartime victory. Tanni Grey-Thompson learns about her grandfather William's role as an air warden during WWII.
Series commemorating the ways in which ordinary men and women played a vital part in Britain's wartime victory. Tanni Grey-Thompson sets out to solve the mystery of her grandfather William's role in WWII. As she discovers how his job as an air warden would have brought him face to face with bombs and fires, she tries out firefighting for herself, finds out what conditions were like for families in air-raid shelters, and is overwhelmed by a meeting with Welsh entertainer Wyn Calvin who was a warden in Cardiff.
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
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|Series Producer||Andrew Nicholson|
|Executive Producer||Claire Hughes|
|Executive Producer||Rob Unsworth|