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"Fortunes of War" Egypt: September 1942 (1987)

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Olivia Manning (novels)
Alan Plater (screenplay)
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Original Air Date:
15 November 1987 (Season 1, Episode 6)
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 (Episode Cast) (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)

Emma Thompson ... Harriet Pringle

Kenneth Branagh ... Guy Pringle

Charles Kay ... Dobson

Rupert Graves ... Simon Boulderstone

Alan Bennett ... Lord Pinkrose

Robert Stephens ... Castlebar
Ciaran Madden ... Angela Hooper

Diana Hardcastle ... Edwina Little

Greg Hicks ... Aidan Pratt
Sam Dastor ... Dr. Shafik

Patricia Quinn ... Mona Castlebar

Anthony Calf ... Corporal Arnold
Jeremy Sinden ... Lord Lisdoonvarna
Claire Oberman ... Mortimer

Erin Donovan ... Phil

George Savvides ... Hertz (as George Savides)
Nickey Margolis ... Allain (as Nicky Margolis)

Abdalla Mahmoud ... Student (as Abdallah Mahmoud)
Salah Hamdi ... Hotel Clerk
Nigel Leach ... Ambulance Soldier

Episode Crew
Directed by
James Cellan Jones 
Writing credits
Olivia Manning (novels)

Alan Plater (screenplay)

Produced by
Richard Cox .... associate producer
Betty Willingale .... producer
Original Music by
Richard Holmes 
Cinematography by
David Feig (photography)
Film Editing by
Tariq Anwar 
Production Design by
Martin Childs 
Tim Harvey 
Costume Design by
Christine Rawlins 
Makeup Department
Elizabeth Rowell .... makeup designer
Production Management
Marion McDougall .... production manager
Jeremy Woolf .... production manager
Art Department
Celia Bobak .... property buyer
Judy Ducker .... property buyer
Sami Rafe .... art department assistant (uncredited)
Sound Department
Terry Elms .... sound recordist
Ken Hains .... dubbing mixer
Kim Houldin .... dubbing editor
Special Effects by
Peter Kersey .... special effects
Visual Effects by
Stuart Brisdon .... visual effects designer
Gareth Milne .... stunt arranger
Camera and Electrical Department
Terance Childs .... grip
Steve Phillips .... grip
Music Department
Richard Holmes .... conductor
Other crew
Zaki Abdel Wahab .... production team: MISR International Films
Frances Alcock .... production assistant
Hossam Aly .... production team: MISR International Films (as Hossam Ali)
Stephen Badsey .... military advisor
Diana Barton .... assistant floor manager
Robin Demetriou .... catering supervisor
Suzan Harrison .... script editor
Ahmed Mehrez .... production team: MISR International Films
Dave Newcombe .... assistant floor manager
Gillian Wood .... production assistant
Crew believed to be complete

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Additional Details

57 min
Aspect Ratio:
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