Britain's Great War (2014– )
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War Comes to Britain 

The early stages of the war and fear of invasion. How Britain expanded its small army of 80,000 and mobilised 500,000 volunteers.

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Mark Halliley
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Jeremy Paxman ... Self - Presenter
Julian Fellowes ... Self (as Julian Kitchener-Fellowes - Lord Fellowes of West Stafford)
Violet Muers Violet Muers ... Self - Aged 105
Valerie Frost Valerie Frost ... Self - Niece of Arthur and Dick Fitch

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The early stages of the war and fear of invasion. How Britain expanded its small army of 80,000 and mobilised 500,000 volunteers.

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[talking about General Kitchener, one of his ancestors]
Julian Fellowes: He couldn't stand politicians. He said "The trouble with these politicians is that you tell them something is absolutely secret and then they go home and tell their wives... except for Lloyd-George who goes home and tells everyone else's wife".
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Release Date:

27 January 2014 (UK) See more »

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The Open University See more »
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