Lawrence of Arabia

Battle for the Arab World

Series 1 - Episode 1 Battle for the Arab World



First in a two-part account of TE Lawrence's life, from his difficult childhood in Wales to his recruitment by British intelligence to support an Arab revolt against Turkish rule during the First World War. Historians and military experts reveal why his daring attacks on Turkish strongholds in the Arabian desert were viewed as stunning successes defining his status as a romantic hero.

Cast & Crew

Director James Hawes
Executive Producer Carol Sennett
Executive Producer Nick Catliff