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When war breaks, translator Harry Chase vows to help his Polish lover Kasia flee Warsaw, but how will he explain this to his sweetheart Lois, waiting for him at home in Manchester?

As the threat of the Nazi regime looms large over Europe, translator Harry Chase vows to help his Polish lover Kasia flee Warsaw, but how will he explain this to his sweetheart Lois, waiting for him at home in Manchester?

Meanwhile, American journalist and broadcaster Nancy Campbell is at the Polish-German border, making a grisly discovery. In Paris, surgeon Webster O’Connor finds the distant threat of war on his doorstep as he falls for French-African jazz musician Albert Fallou, who has been beaten up by the Action Francaise mob.

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Sun 29 Sep 2019 21:00

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Lois Bennett Julia Brown
Harry Chase Jonah Hauer-King
Albert Fallou Parker Sawyers
Webster O'Connell Brian J Smith
Nancy Campbell Helen Hunt
Kasia Tomaszeski Zofia Wichlacz
Stefan Tomaszeski Tomasz Kot
Oswald Mosley Jonathan McGuinness
Robina Chase Lesley Manville
Writer Peter Bowker
Director Adam Smith
Production Company Mammoth Screen

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The ordinary people whose lives are embroiled in the global conflict of World War Two.