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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 Van der Valk / ... (32 episodes, 1972-1992)
Michael Latimer ...
 Insp Johnny Kroon (13 episodes, 1972-1973)
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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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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Did You Know?

Trivia

Geoffrey Bayldon and David McKail are among the very few actors to have acted in both the 70s series and the 90s series. See more »

Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Referenced in Absolutely: Episode #1.3 (1989) 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 TV series set in Amsterdam
17 July 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this British TV series a few times on PBS and I loved it. I love the theme song as well. It features Barry Foster as a detective in Amsterdam (it's all in English) investigating various crimes. One I remember is some Yugoslavs were ripped off by a tractor salesman who dies, and they are the suspects.


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