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Foyle's War

100 min (excluding commercials)
Crime | Drama | Mystery | War
IMDB rate:
1 win & 3 nominations
Country: UK
Release Date: 2003-02-02
Filming Locations: Balls Park, Hertford, Hertfordshire, England, UK
Caroline Harker
Caroline Harker
Foyle's War
Jeremy Swift
Jeremy Swift
Foyle's War
Michael Kitchen
Christopher Foyle
Honeysuckle Weeks
Samantha Stewart
Anthony Howell
Paul Milner
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Writer Anthony Horowitz based the character of Sam Stewart on his childhood nanny/governess, Norah Fitzgerald, who had been a WAAF driver during World War II, and used to tell Horowitz stories of her wartime experiences and exploits.
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Episodes of the show required five weeks to film.
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The building used to film exterior shots of the "new" police headquarters in series 7 is adjacent to the one used for the exterior shots of the Sunshine Dessert Company, in "The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin" (1976). The buildings are located on Telford Way, in Acton, London, UK.
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Foyle is a Chief Superintendent. But the series is set during the Second World War and the rank was not introduced until 1949.
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In the 1942 episodes, the "Yanks" arrive and state that they were stationed at Ft. Benning in Virginia. Ft. Benning is in Georgia.
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In the first episode, Foyle's War: The German Woman it is explained that Sergeant Milner joined the police after being been invalided out of the army because he lost part of his leg while fighting. He has a false leg and for the first few episodes he walks with a noticeable limp. However in later episodes his limp has miraculously disappeared and he is able to sprint when he needs to chase suspects.
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Andrew Foyle: I can't see the attraction of standing ankle deep in mud, trying to catch a fish too stupid to come any where near us.
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DCS Christopher Foyle: The uniform suits you.
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Samantha Stewart: [to Foyle and Milner] What you both need is a jolly good murder!
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Jesse Birdsall Timothy Carlton Emma Fielding Laurence Fox Caroline Harker Andrew Lee Potts Helen Lindsay Joe Montana
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