VE Day: Remembering Victory
BBC ONE In addition to Britain’s Greatest Generation, there are shows planned across the BBC to mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day. These include a 90-minute documentary in which celebrities including David Attenborough, Bruce Forsyth, Esther Rantzen, Patrick Stewart and June Whitfield share their memories of the day when Britain threw its biggestever street party.
Other highlights include Churchill: Winning The War, Losing The Peace (BBC Two), which looks at why the Conservatives were defeated in the 1945 General Election;
and Fighting For King And Empire: Britain’s Caribbean Heroes, which finds Caribbean veterans recalling their conflict experiences, and also their struggles against prejudice as Britain became a multicultural society.
There’s another chance to see Kate Humble’s episode this month