March 1943: Foyle receives a visit from his goddaughter, whom he has not seen for 10 years, and her young son who is shell shocked from when his school was bombed. When she runs off leaving her son, Foyle must locate her. A new Assistant Commissioner is after Foyle to crack down on illegal gambling. Sgt. Milner is assigned to the case and goes undercover with mixed results. Milner sees two young lads gambling lots of cash and decides to find out where they're getting their money. Foyle is also investigating a group of saboteurs. When a murder occurs near a military research facility, Foyle believes he has solved the crime but the new AC insists he release the subject in question. Foyle in turn feels he has only one option open to him. Written by
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This episode is dedicated to director Jeremy Silberston
who co-developed the series and has directed several episodes. See more
Two Naval officers speak to Foyle to get Evelyn Richards released due to her top secret work which turns out to be connected with the bouncing bomb. However the plan to attack the Ruhr dams was a purely RAF Operation so the it would have been RAF officers not Naval who sought the release of Evelyn. See more
AC Henry Parkins
Morning, I've finished my investigation of the south coast and have to get back to London.
Well, absolutely no intention of keeping you. Well, I'm primarily here to find out about the De Perez situation.
AC Henry Parkins
I'm afraid I can't help you. He's attached to the embassy, as he told you and as such he is beyond our reach. Spain declared their neutrality back in september '39... However, many of their diplomats, the consular service, the police and the coast guard work for the germans. I got this from a ...
References The Wizard of Oz