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Foyle's war. / Sets 1-5, From Dunkirk to VE Day

Author: Simon PassmoreJill GreenKeith ThompsonLars MacFarlaneAnthony HorowitzAll authors
Publisher: Silver Spring, MD : Distributed by Acorn Media, [2009]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : [Complete U.K. broadcast ed.]
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Detective Chief Superintendent Christopher Foyle works in the English town of Hastings. As World War II tears the social fabric of this once quiet coastal community, Foyle investigates crimes the conflict has fostered the home front.
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery television programs
Television crime shows
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Television series
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Passmore; Jill Green; Keith Thompson; Lars MacFarlane; Anthony Horowitz; Matthew Hall; Michael Russell; Rob Heyland; Michael Chaplin; Jeremy Silberston; David Thacker; Giles Foster; Gavin Millar; Tristram Powell; Simon Langton; Michael Kitchen; Anthony Howell; Honeysuckle Weeks; Julian Ovenden; Edward Fox; Robert Hardy; David Horovitch; Rosamund Pike; Charles Dance; Nicholas Farrell; Alan Howard; Corin Redgrave; Amanda Root; Bill Paterson; Stella Gonet; Samuel West; Angela Thorne; James Wilby; Kenneth Colley; Dermot Crowley; Liz Fraser; Philip Jackson; Michael Jayston; Corey Johnson; Jonah Lotan; Roy Marsden; Nicholas Day; Malcolm Sinclair; Nicholas Woodeson; Duncan Bell; Mark Bazeley; Julian Wadham; Phyllida Law; Greenlit Productions.; Paddock Productions.; Acorn Media (Firm)
OCLC Number: 442931556
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Written and created by Anthony Horowitz.
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Originally broadcast on the BBC between 2001 and 2007.
Contains 19 individual episodes from the series.
Special features: Set 1: Exclusive interviews with series writer and creator Anthony Horowitz; production notes; cast filmographies.
Special features: Set 2: Exclusive interview with stars Anthony Howell and Honeysuckle Weeds; production notes; cast filmographies; photo gallery.
Special features: Set 3: Making-of documentary; production notes; historical backgrounds; cast reflections; cast filmographies.
Special features: Set 4: Making-of documentary; production notes; the historical truth behind each episode; cast filmographies.
Special features: Set 5: Making-of documentary; cast member reflections; notes on a real-life Foyle; cast filmographies.
Credits: Director of photography, David Odd, Peter Middleton, Alan Almond, James Aspinwall ; editor, Ian Farr, Roy Sharman, Ardan Fisher ; costume designer, Rosalind Ebbutt ; production designer, Maurice Cain ; composer, Jim Parker.
Performer(s): Set 1 cast: Michael Kitchen, Anthony Howell, Honeysuckle Weeks, Julian Ovenden, Edward Fox, Robert Hardy, David Horovitch, Rosamund Pike, Charles Dance.
Set 2 cast: Michael Kitchen, Anthony Howell, Honeysuckle Weeks, Julian Ovenden, Nicholas Farrell, Alan Howard, Corin Redgrave, Amanda Root.
Set 3 cast: Michael Kitchen, Anthony Howell, Honeysuckle Weeks, Julian Ovenden, Corin Redgrave, Bill Paterson, Stella Gonet, Samuel West, Angela Thorne, James Wilby.
Set 4 cast: Michael Kitchen, Anthony Howell, Honeysuckle Weeks, Kenneth Colley, Dermot Crowley, Liz Fraser, Philip Jackson, Michael Jayston, Corey Johnson, Jonah Lotan, Roy Marsden.
Set 5 cast: Michael Kitchen, Anthony Howell, Honeysuckle Weeks, Nicholas Day, Malcolm Sinclair, Nicholas Woodeson, Duncan Bell, Julian Ovenden, Mark Bazeley, Julian Wadham, Phyllida Law.
Awards: British Academy of Film and Television Arts, Lew Grade Audience Award, 2003.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 19 videodiscs (ca. 32 hr.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, anamorphic 16:9 widescreen; Dolby Digital stereo.
Contents: Set 1: The German woman --
The white feather --
A lesson in murder --
Eagle day. Set 2: Fifty ships --
Among the few --
War games --
The funk hole. Set 3: The French drop --
Enemy fire --
They fought in the fields --
A war of nerves. Set 4: Invasion --
Bad blood --
Bleak midwinter --
Casualties of war. Set 5: Plan of attack --
Broken souls --
All clear.
Other Titles: From Dunkirk to VE Day
Foyle's war
Masterpiece theatre (Television program)
Foyle's war (Television program)
Responsibility: Greenlit Productions, produced in association with Paddock Productions ; produced by Simon Passmore (Sets 1-2), Jill Green (Sets 1-2), Keith Thompson (Sets 3-4), and Lars MacFarlane (Set 5) ; written by Anthony Horowitz (Sets 1-5), Matthew Hall (Set 2), Michael Russel (Set 2), Rob Heyland (Set 3), and Michael Chaplin (Set 5) ; directed by Jeremy Silberston (Sets 1-4), David Thacker (Set 1), Giles Foster (Set 2), Gavin Millar (Sets 3-4), Tristram Powell (Sets 4-5), and Simon Langton (Set 5).

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Detective Chief Superintendent Christopher Foyle works in the English town of Hastings. As World War II tears the social fabric of this once quiet coastal community, Foyle investigates crimes the conflict has fostered the home front.

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