Victoria Mayer | Lenn Kudrjawizki

»World on Fire« starts now on BBC1

Victoria Mayer | Lenn Kudrjawizki

»World on Fire« starts now on BBC1

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Victoria Mayer and Lenn Kudrjawizki can be seen alongside Helen Hunt, Sean Bean and Lesley Manville in the new BBC World War Two drama »World on Fire«.

The first episode will air at 9pm, Sunday 29th September on BBC1.

Director: Adam Smith
Casting Director: Anna-Lena Slater, Julie Harkin
Production: Mammoth Screen
Broadcaster: BBC1, PBS, TVNow

Trailer here:

Photos: Victoria Mayer (© Christian Hartmann), Lenn Kudrjawizki (© Matthias Bothor)

Victoria Mayer

Victoria was born in Münster and first moved with her family near Bremen, then later to Marburg/Lahn. She made her first theatre experiences at school performances and in the youth centre of her parish. In her last year at high school she started working at the local municipal theatre, first helping out as an intern, then hired as an assistant director. In 1997 she began her studies at the “Theaterakademie August Everding” in Munich. Since graduating, Victoria has worked successfully as a theatre and film actress in both national and international projects. In 2020 she was awarded “Best Actress in a Supporting Role” by the German Academy for Television for her role in “Tage des letzen Schnees”.

Lenn Kudrjawizki

Lenn Kudryavitsky grew up in East Berlin, where his father had a job as a scientist and his mother worked as an interpreter. He discovered playing the violin. At the age of 6, he was already on stage with the Leningrad State Ballet. Lenn attended an artistic grammar school where he was taught acting, singing and violin. He eventually studied violin in Dresden. As a teenager, Lenn made his television debut in 1994 in the role of Vladimir in the film “Katrin and Vladimir. Since then, Lenn has been part of over 50 TV and cinema productions, such as the Oscar-winning film “The Counterfeiters”, Kenneth Branagh’s “Jack Ryan – Shadow Recruit” and in the latest season of “Babylon Berlin”.
In addition, he founded the world’s first Co2-reduced orchestra, The Berlin Show Orchestra, with his company Legrain Productions. His children’s aid initiative Antritt mit Herz takes place under the umbrella of UNICEF. His book “Family Ties” is on the Spiegel bestseller lists for weeks in 2023.

Lenn will next be seen in the feature film “Rastlos” and in a new US series.