The Manns

The Manns

Series exploring the ground-breaking lives of the Mann dynasty. The family includes Nobel prize-winning novelist Thomas Mann, his brother Heinrich and son Klaus. Part one looks at the household between 1923 and 1933. The programme mixes footage with interviews and dramatic reconstructions.

Episode Guide

  • The Manns - Part Two: 1929-1933 (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Part Two: 1929-1933

    With the rise of Nazism during the late 1920s, the Manns decide to emigrate.

  • The Manns - Part One: 1923-1929 (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Part One: 1923-1929

    While Thomas subordinates his life to writing, the children grow up in a wealthy, liberal home.