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Foyle's War

Foyle's War

Touted as the new Inspector Morse, this ITV detective show stars Michael Kitchen as a police inspector frustrated at being stuck at home investigating provincial crimes during the second world war.

Honeysuckle Weeks is an inspired choice as Foyle's sidekick, a clergyman's daughter posted from the Women's Royal Army Corps to serve as his driver, and she plays the part with an admirable period style.

Foyle's War opens in southern England in the year 1940 - which may seem a strangely remote period in which to place a new detective, but the setting turns out to be a means of adding moral and dramatic depth to the storylines.
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9.7/10 (11 Votes cast)

Episode Info

Prev: 8x03 -- Sunflower (Apr/07/2013)

Foyle finds himself beingdrawn into the strange murder of an ex-Nazi defector and leading expert on Soviet intelligence who had been working for MI5. Sam’s husband, Adam, is pre-occupied with his new political jobleaving her concerned that she’ll be able to share some huge news with him.

  • Currently 8/10
8/10 (1 Vote cast)

Michael KitchenMichael Kitchen
As Detective Chief Superintendent Christopher Foyle
Honeysuckle WeeksHoneysuckle Weeks
As Samantha Stewart
Anthony HowellAnthony Howell
As Sergeant Paul Milner
Julian OvendenJulian Ovenden
As Andrew Foyle

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Creator: Anthony Horowitz
Executive Producer: Jim Reeve
Producer: Keith Thompson, Jill Green, Simon Passmore
Consulting Producer: Michael Kitchen
Production Designer: Maurice Cain, Claire Kenny
Casting: Joyce Nettles
Hairstylist: Sue Westwood
Make-up: Dorka Nieradzik

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Recurring Guests

Geoffrey Freshwater as Sergeant Rivers (5 eps)
Michael Simkins as Hugh Reid (3 eps)
Mali Harries as Jane Milner (3 eps)
Jay Simpson as Ian Brooke (2 eps)
Corin Redgrave as ACC Rose (2 eps)
Martin Turner as Wing Commander Turner (2 eps)
Fergus Webster as P.C. Fisher (2 eps)
Ellie Haddington as Hilda Pierce (2 eps)
Jonah Lotan as Joe Fametti (2 eps)
Anthony Howell as Sergeant Milner (2 eps)

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