Catalog

Record Details

Catalog Search



Foyle's war. Sets 1-5, From Dunkirk to VE Day Cover Image DVD DVD

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

Passmore, Simon. (Added Author). Green, Jill. (Added Author). Thompson, Keith. (Added Author). MacFarlane, Lars. (Added Author). Horowitz, Anthony, 1955- (Screenwriter). Hall, Matthew, 1967- (Added Author). Russell, Michael. (Added Author). Heyland, Rob. (Added Author). Chaplin, Michael. (Added Author). Silberston, Jeremy. (Added Author). Thacker, David. (Added Author). Foster, Giles. (Added Author). Millar, Gavin. (Added Author). Powell, Tristram. (Added Author). Langton, Simon. (Added Author). Kitchen, Michael, 1948- (Actor). Howell, Anthony, 1971- (Actor). Weeks, Honeysuckle, 1979- (Actor). Ovenden, Julian. (Added Author). Fox, Edward, 1937- (Added Author). Hardy, Robert, 1925- (Added Author). Horovitch, David. (Added Author). Pike, Rosamund, 1979- (Added Author). Dance, Charles. (Added Author). Farrell, Nicholas. (Added Author). Howard, Alan, 1937-2015 (Added Author). Redgrave, Corin. (Added Author). Root, Amanda. (Added Author). Paterson, Bill, 1945- (Added Author). Gonet, Stella. (Added Author). West, Samuel, 1966- (Added Author). Thorne, Angela, 1939- (Added Author). Wilby, James. (Added Author). Colley, Kenneth. (Added Author). Crowley, Dermot. (Added Author). Fraser, Liz, 1933- (Added Author). Jackson, Philip, 1948- (Added Author). Jayston, Michael, 1935- (Added Author). Johnson, Corey, 1961- (Added Author). Lotan, Jonah. (Added Author). Marsden, Roy, 1941- (Added Author). Day, Nicholas. (Added Author). Sinclair, Malcolm. (Added Author). Woodeson, Nicholas. (Added Author). Bell, Duncan, 1955- (Added Author). Bazeley, Mark. (Added Author). Wadham, Julian, 1958- (Added Author). Law, Phyllida, 1932- (Added Author). Greenlit Productions. (Added Author). Paddock Productions. (Added Author). Acorn Media (Firm) (Added Author).

Summary:

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.

Record details

  • Physical Description: 19 videodiscs (ca. 32 hr.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: [Complete U.K. broadcast ed.].
  • Publisher: Silver Spring, MD : Distributed by Acorn Media, [2009]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Written and created by Anthony Horowitz.
Title from container.
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.
Formatted Contents Note:
Set 1: [V.1]The German woman -- [V.2]The white feather -- [V.3]A lesson in murder -- [V.4]Eagle day.
Set 2: [V.5]Fifty ships -- [V.6]Among the few -- [V.7]War games -- [V.8]The funk hole.
Set 3: [V.9]The French drop -- [V.10]Enemy fire -- [V.11]They fought in the fields -- [V.12]A war of nerves.
Set 4: [V.13]Invasion -- [V.14]Bad blood -- [V.15]Bleak midwinter -- [V.16]Casualties of war.
Set 5: [V.17]Plan of attack -- [V.18]Broken souls -- [V.19]All clear.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
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.
Participant or Performer Note:
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.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, anamorphic 16:9 widescreen; Dolby Digital stereo.
Language Note:
Closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
British Academy of Film and Television Arts, Lew Grade Audience Award, 2003.
Subject: Foyle, Christopher (Fictitious character) > Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 > England > Drama.
Detectives > England > Hastings > Drama.
Murder > England > Hastings > Drama.
Murder > Investigation > England > Hastings > Drama.
Criminal behavior > England > Hastings > Drama.
World War (1939-1945)
Criminal behavior.
Detectives.
Foyle, Christopher (Fictitious character)
Murder.
Murder > Investigation.
England.
England > Hastings.
Genre: Detective and mystery television programs.
Television crime shows.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Television series.
Detective and mystery television programs.
Drama.
Television crime shows.
Television series.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

Available copies

  • 8 of 10 copies available at Homer Library. (Show)
  • 8 of 10 copies available at Homer Library System. (Show)
  • 8 of 10 copies available at Homer Public Library.

Holds

  • 0 current holds with 10 total copies.
Show Only Available Copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Homer Public Library DVD FOY V.01-02 (Text) V.01-02 000133929 Video Checked out 04/23/2024
Homer Public Library DVD FOY V.03-04 (Text) V.03-04 000133930 Video Available -
Homer Public Library DVD FOY V.05-06 (Text) V.05-06 000133931 Video Checked out 04/20/2024
Homer Public Library DVD FOY V.07-08 (Text) V.07-08 000133932 Video Available -
Homer Public Library DVD FOY V.09-10 (Text) V.09-10 000133933 Video Available -
Homer Public Library DVD FOY V.11-12 (Text) V.11-12 000133934 Video Available -
Homer Public Library DVD FOY V.13-14 (Text) V.13-14 000133935 Video Available -
Homer Public Library DVD FOY V.15-16 (Text) V.15-16 000133936 Video Available -
Homer Public Library DVD FOY V.17-18 (Text) V.17-18 000133937 Video Available -
Homer Public Library DVD FOY V.19 (Text) V.19 000133938 Video Available -


Additional Resources