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
When Foyle and Milner are discussing the case notes, Milner is sitting up in bed. When Foyle leaves, Milner is lying down in the bed as he was the first time he and Foyle spoke. See more
Sgt. Paul Milner
[Talking to Foyle from his hospital bed
They gave me a prosthetic... like being measured for a suit - Savile Row.
Nocturne in C-sharp Minor
Composed by Frédéric Chopin See more