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War & Peace

War & Peace

The lives of three young people change forever as Russia is drawn into war with France in Leo Tolstoy's epic story of life, love and loss in 19th-century Russia. Starring Lily James, James Norton and Gillian Anderson.

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    Season 1, Episode 1

    16C Napoleon Bonaparte's French army invades Austria, drawing Russia into the war against him. Everyone in aristocratic Russian society is rattled - except Pierre Bezukhov, who admires the French emperor's politics.

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      16C Napoleon Bonaparte's French army invades Austria, drawing Russia into the war against him. Everyone in aristocratic Russian society is rattled - except Pierre Bezukhov, who admires the French emperor's politics.

      16VS Andrei and Nikolai prepare for battle. The Tsar is confident that his army will gain victory - but General Kutuzov is concerned that Napoleon is setting a trap.

      M Pierre fights a duel with Dolokhov. Meanwhile, Natasha and Sonya receive unexpected proposals.

      M Natasha is overjoyed when Andrei proposes, but shocked by his decision to delay the wedding. Meanwhile, Nikolai's romance with Sonya is also under pressure.

      16C Napoleon outrages the Russian Emperor by crossing the border and marching his army towards Moscow. In his path stands Prince Bolkonsky's country estate - but the old Prince isn't prepared to let the French through without a fight.

      16V Series Finale: Napoleon marches his army into Moscow. As chaos takes hold, the Rostovs see they are in danger and rush to pack and leave before they are overtaken by the French.