Academy Award winning actor Eddie Redmayne discovers the artists who saved lives during WW1

How were artists able to help soldiers on the battlefield during the First World War? Fantastic Beasts actor Eddie Redmayne discovers how talented sculptors used their designs to save lives.

In this compelling arts documentary, Redmayne takes an intensely emotional journey, to answer the question where does artistic expression end and propaganda begin?

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War Art with Eddie Redmayne on BBC Select

Oscar-winner Eddie Redmayne explores why conflict has often inspired great artists. He visits artists’ studios, museums and travels to battlefields to discover how artists have shone a powerful light into the abyss of warfare.

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