Saved by a Stranger, presented by Anita Rani, tells the personal stories of ordinary people caught up in the biggest events in living memory and follows them on a quest to find the individual whose impact at that crucial time changed their lives forever.
Each episode provides a unique personal account of some of the biggest headline moments that have shaped Britain and its people, including the July 7 London terrorist attacks, the AIDs crisis and the Falkland’s War.
The program also looks at stories from across the world, including the Holocaust and the Bosnian War.
The series celebrates moments of kindness and humanity in some of our most challenging times and resolves in some emotional reunions.
Series One, Episode One: Karl And Emina
Karl, a trainee psychologist who was caught up in the July 7 terror attacks on the London Underground, goes looking for the mystery woman who held his hand and comforted him in the smoke-filled carriage.
Emina, a former Bosnian War refugee living in Nottingham, searches for the doctor who cared for her baby sister during the siege of Sarajevo and helped her family evacuate to safety.