Series premiere. England, May 1940: Set against the backdrop of Hastings, East Sussex, during World War II, Detective Chief Superintendent Christopher Foyle is thwarted in his attempts to serve his country in the war effort. Instead, his duty is to serve his local community, effectively sitting out the war, by investigating petty crimes and an occasional murder or two. Written by
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The German bomber that appears in this episode resembles a twin engine Dornier Do-17, which would be correct in 1940. See more
Milner's army rank was corporal, but the caption for his photograph in the newspaper called him Sergeant. See more
Sgt. Paul Milner
My wife said she'd bring something in. She came yesterday, but she forgot the book. Today she forgot to come at all.
Nocturne in C-sharp Minor
Composed by Frédéric Chopin See more