Unsung heroes
TV & Satellite Week|April 24, 2021
Anita Rani reunites people with the good samaritans who came to their aid
HANNAH DAVIES, IAN MACEWAN, SEAN MARLAND.

In BBC2 series Saved by a Stranger, Anita Rani hears incredible stories of kindness involving people thrown together by traumatic events such as wars, terrorist attacks and natural disasters.

The four-part series sees individuals who were once helped in their darkest hour search for the people who changed their lives forever. When they’re reunited, it’s an emotional experience for everyone involved.

‘It’s a history series where we take big events that have happened in living memory, and we meet ordinary people who have lived through them,’ says Rani. ‘We tell the story of what happened to them, and then we help them find a particular person who had a huge impact on them, in that moment in time, and saved their lives.’

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