London, United Kingdom, June 01, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Is there anyone who could tell a story better than the people who lived it? “Britain at War,” a ten episode series produced by Simply Media that chronicles key historical events during the Second World War from a British perspective has its UK Premiere on Military History, Sky Channel 531 on Thursday April 15th, 2010 at 8pm.
Poignant stories are shared by World War II veterans throughout the series, including the memories of many veterans who are now frail with age.
Their stories illustrate the horrors of war and capture distinct moments in Britain’s involvement during the Second World War from different perspectives described in intimate detail, making this series one of the most captivating and lasting time capsules of the war and their heroic efforts.
Narrator Mike Cooper journeys with viewers back in time to experience history as it unfolded, including the narrative depiction of events such as political change and the rise of Winston Churchill, “The Few” courageous pilots who faced the Luftwaffe as it attacked Britain, the Battle of the Atlantic, situations faced by Britons during blackouts, rationing, the use of air raid shelters, the “Dig for victory” and wartime entertainment as recorded by the newsreels of the day. Other episodes in the series explore El Alamein, the bombing of Germany, the capture of Italy, D-Day, the operation at Arnhem and the campaign in Burma.
This UK Premiere series provides a powerful social, military history of Great Britain during the Second World War and the events that defined a nation and the world.
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About Mike Cooper
Mike Cooper is an experienced and professional British Voiceover Artist based in London who works for clients both in the UK and worldwide. His voice is characterized as believable, authoritative and friendly, with an “everyman” quality that’s easy to listen to. Mike Cooper’s clients range from small businesses looking for a voice for their telephone messages, through companies requiring a narrator for their latest corporate video or podcast, right the way up to international broadcasters like the BBC, where he can regularly be heard as an announcer and newsreader on the BBC World Service. With access to his own professional recording facilities, Mike provides a cost-effective solution with fast turnaround to meet project deadlines and budgetary needs. Finished voice track can be supplied over the Internet as an MP3, a WAV or virtually any other digital format with the professional-quality, finished files sent via email or FTP to a site of choice. Mike Cooper can also connect instantly via other studios worldwide, using industry-standard ISDN, or the newer AudioTX and Source-Connect VOIP codecs.
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About Military History
“Military History (Sky Channel 531) is the only channel dedicated to the conflicts, people and technology that shaped our modern world. With programmes that feature expert interviews, eyewitness accounts, astonishing archive and re-enactments, we take you into the war rooms, in the seat of a fighter jet and onto the battlefield.”
Military History is part of AETN UK which is a group of channels dedicated to factual entertainment including HISTORY™, Bio and the Crime & Investigation Network.
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