Game of Thrones star Sean Bean on his new war drama: 'It's like a completely captivating novel'

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Sean Bean in World on Fire.
Sean Bean in World on Fire.
Photo: Ben Blackall/Mammoth Screen 2019

Game of Thrones actor Sean Bean stars in the British war drama series World on Fire.

The series follows interwoven stories from World War II and is set in the first year of the war – ranging from the impact of the war on ordinary life in Manchester to the beaches of Dunkirk in France.

The seven-part series was written by Peter Bowker and was released in 2019 with the 80th anniversary of the declaration of the war.

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