Gritty British-made police drama series set in the beautiful location of Amsterdam. Cynical Dutch detective Commissaris "Piet" Van der Valk and his colleagues investigate murders, kidnappings and political corruption.

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1992   1991   1977   1973   1972  
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Michael Latimer ...
Joanna Dunham ...
 Arlette van der Valk / ... 13 episodes, 1973-1977
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 Arlette van der Valk 13 episodes, 1972-1973
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Gritty British-made police drama series set in the beautiful location of Amsterdam. Cynical Dutch detective Commissaris "Piet" Van der Valk and his colleagues investigate murders, kidnappings and political corruption.

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Action | Drama

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13 September 1972 (UK)  »

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Fahndung: Van der Valk ermittelt  »

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(7 episodes) (1991-1992) | (25 episodes) (1972-1977)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The catchy theme tune, "Eye Level", reached number one in the UK charts at the end of 1972 when Van der Valk was first shown and stayed in the chart for 24 weeks. See more »

Crazy Credits

The credits for Season 1 listed the actors and characters entirely in lower-case letters. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Remembering Douglas Camfield (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Eye Level
(Title Theme)
Written by Jack Trombey
Played by The Simon Park Orchestra
Conducted by Simon Park
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Great theme
9 October 2003 | by See all my reviews

Has the distinction (IMHO) of being the TV show with the best ever theme music. Track it down on the net if you haven't heard it.

Oh, and it was a great detective show also.


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