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"Foyle's War" All Clear (2008)

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Director:
Writer:
Anthony Horowitz (written and created by)
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Original Air Date:
24 March 2008 (Season 5, Episode 3)
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Plot:
Foyle joins a municipal committee preparing for the imminent V-E Day celebration but soon finds himself investigating the deaths of two of its members. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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WW2 is over and everyone is having a hard time adjusting to peace... See more (3 total) »

Cast

 (Episode Cast) (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Jay Benedict ... Major John Kiefer

Joe Montana ... Colonel Steve Lukacks
Caroline Lintott ... Receptionist

Honeysuckle Weeks ... Samantha Stewart

Mark Hadfield ... Spiv
Ian Hughes ... Ray Ingleton

Anthony Howell ... Paul Milner
John Ramm ... Dr Henry Ziegler

Polly Maberly ... Edith Milner
Jay Simpson ... Sgt Brooke

Michael Kitchen ... Christopher Foyle
Martin Savage ... Mark Griffiths

Jamie de Courcey ... Pete Charman (as Jamie De Courcey)

Mark Bazeley ... Martin Longmate
Frances Grey ... Janice Hylton
Rowena Cooper ... Eunice Griffiths

Frank Mills ... Michael Brown
Carolyn Pickles ... Anne Calder

Paul Thornley ... Edward Hylton

Julian Ovenden ... Andrew Foyle
Charlie Clarke ... Kid
Richard Hodder ... Ambulance Man
Ellie Haddington ... Hilda Pierce
Jed Burns ... Paperboy
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Greg Bennett ... Station Constable (uncredited)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Tristram Powell 
 
Writing credits
Anthony Horowitz (written and created by)

Produced by
Jill Green .... executive producer
Michael Kitchen .... consultant producer
Graeme MacArthur .... line producer (as Graeme Macarthur)
Lars MacFarlane .... producer (as Lars Macfarlane)
Jim Reeve .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Jim Parker 
 
Cinematography by
James Aspinall (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Ardan Fisher 
 
Casting by
Joyce Nettles 
 
Production Design by
Martyn John 
 
Art Direction by
Nick Blanche 
 
Set Decoration by
Linda Wilson 
 
Costume Design by
Maria Price 
 
Makeup Department
Sarah Grundy .... makeup designer
Debbi Salmon .... makeup artist
Karen Teitge .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
James Alexander .... unit manager
Heidi Mount .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Helen Chapman .... third assistant director
Michael Mallinson .... first assistant director
James Manning .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Paul Beeson .... stand-by carpenter
Damian Butlin .... dressing props
Chris Clarke .... stand-by art director
Lucy Eyre .... production buyer
Kevin Fleet .... dressing props
Rob MacPherson .... stand-by props (as Rob Macpherson)
Campbell Mitchell .... stand-by props
Tom Pleydell-Pearce .... property master (as Tom Pleydell Pearce)
Jason Reilly .... construction manager
Rebecca Amissah .... art department assistant (uncredited)
Jemima Hawkins .... graphic designer (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Jamie Caple .... dialogue editor
Marc Lawes .... effects editor
Billy Mahoney .... dubbing mixer
Ashley Reynolds .... boom operator
Andrew Sissons .... sound recordist
Scott Jones .... adr mixer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Peter Kersey .... senior technician
 
Visual Effects by
Seth Dubieniec .... visual effects
 
Stunts
Nrinder Dhudwar .... stunt arranger
Andy Wareham .... stunt performer (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Richard Brierley .... focus puller
Sandra Coulson .... clapper loader
Matt Crowder .... electrician
Jess Foster .... rigger
Jim Harris .... electrician
Paul Harris .... best boy electrician
Andy Kendall .... grip
Gavin Walters .... gaffer electrician
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Elena D'Cruze-Reynolds .... costume assistant
Heather Howell .... wardrobe supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Chris Beeton .... telecine colourist
Justin Eely .... on-line editor
Paul Newson .... assistant editor
 
Location Management
Donald Cameron .... location manager
 
Transportation Department
George Andrews .... unit driver (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Terry Charman .... consultant: Imperial War Museum
Marissa Cowell .... script supervisor
Linda Hirst .... production accountant
Pamela Joyce .... production coordinator
Georgina Kelly .... assistant accountant
Catherine Oldfield .... script editor
Alice Syed .... assistant coordinator
Mal Tobias .... stand-in
Ian Pearce .... security (uncredited)
 

Series Crew
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Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Anthony Horowitz  creator

Art Direction by
Karl Probert 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Will Cummins .... third assistant director (2005)
Rachel Stone .... second assistant director (2005)
 
Sound Department
Gareth Llewellyn .... assistant dubbing mixer (series 2 and 3)
 
Stunts
Ben Dimmock .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Dan Fontaine .... best boy
 
Location Management
Anna Lee .... location assistant (2004)
 
Other crew
Charles Bodycomb .... armorer
Harriet Worth .... floor runner
 
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Additional Details

Runtime:
93 min
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Language:
Color:
Certification:
UK:PG (video rating) (2007)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Following the decision of the former Director of Television for ITV, Simon Shaps (who only stayed in the job for eighteen months), to cancel the series, this episode was intended to be the last ever made. Writer Anthony Horowitz had to abandon several scripts for episodes set in 1944, and jump forwards to this episode covering the end of the war in 1945. After Shaps left his TV executive role, three more episodes were filmed in 2009. "Foyle's War: The Russian House (#6.1)" (2010), set in peace-time, was the first of these episodes.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: Throughout the series there are iron railing everywhere in Hastings, but most of them were collected for salvage.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Colonel Steve Lukacks:What's your point, Major Kiefer?
Major John Kiefer:Sir...
Colonel Steve Lukacks:Just make sure we find the bodies. We need to make a count.
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12 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
WW2 is over and everyone is having a hard time adjusting to peace..., 14 June 2009
Author: Neil Doyle from U.S.A.

A very interesting drama from the FOYLE'S WAR series called "All Clear," it's especially engrossing for me because I just watched a series of color films on the Military Channel about WWII with all of the footage photographed entirely in color dealing with the end of the war.

The writer has managed to dovetail all the details of the close of the war into his story about Foyle (MICHAEL KITCHEN) announcing retirement, his son (JULIAN OVENDEN) returning from war as a flier and meeting up again with Samantha (HONEYSUCKLE WEEKS). A few other sub-plots all deal with average British men and women all trying to make the difficult adjustment to peacetime after four or five years of separation, during which time all of them have changed.

The mystery involves the suspicious death of a man who commits suicide and the sudden murder of another man because of political ambitions gone awry. The clues are neatly tied together before the finish and altogether it's one of the best episodes in this highly satisfying British series.

All the performances are first rate. Well worth watching.

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