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A Family at War ()


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Seasons: 3 2 1 Years: 1972 1971 1970

The lower middle class Ashton family of the city of Liverpool deal with life on the home front during the Second World War.

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Colin Douglas ...
  Edwin Ashton (44 episodes, 1970-1972)
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  Freda Ashton / ... (40 episodes, 1970-1972)
Lesley Nunnerley ...
  Margaret Porter / ... (39 episodes, 1970-1972)
Coral Atkins ...
  Sheila Ashton (34 episodes, 1970-1972)
John McKelvey ...
  Sefton Briggs (32 episodes, 1970-1972)
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  David Ashton (30 episodes, 1970-1972)
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  Jean Ashton (28 episodes, 1970-1972)
T.R. Bowen ...
  Tony Briggs (25 episodes, 1970-1972)
Ian Thompson ...
  John Porter (24 episodes, 1970-1972)
Keith Drinkel ...
  Philip Ashton (19 episodes, 1970-1971)
Diana Davies ...
  Doris Jackson / ... (17 episodes, 1970-1972)
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  Ian MacKenzie / ... (14 episodes, 1971-1972)
Mark Jones ...
  Michael Armstrong (12 episodes, 1970-1972)
Margery Mason ...
  Celia Porter / ... (10 episodes, 1970-1971)
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  Harry Porter (9 episodes, 1970-1972)
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  Helen Hughes (8 episodes, 1971-1972)
Paul Brett ...
  John George / ... (8 episodes, 1971-1972)
David Dixon ...
  Robert Ashton (7 episodes, 1970-1971)
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  Colin Woodcock (7 episodes, 1971)
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  Peter Bryant (6 episodes, 1971)
Joan Heath ...
  Mrs Foster / ... (6 episodes, 1970-1971)
John Alkin ...
  Frank / ... (5 episodes, 1970-1971)
Joyce Heron ...
  Mrs MacKenzie / ... (4 episodes, 1971)
Anne Kristen ...
  Marjorie (4 episodes, 1971-1972)
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  George Askew (4 episodes, 1970-1972)
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  Owen Thomas (4 episodes, 1970)
Bill Waddington ...
  Ted Fiddler (4 episodes, 1970)
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  Grace Gould (4 episodes, 1971)
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  Alan Mills / ... (4 episodes, 1970-1972)
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  Jenny Graham / ... (3 episodes, 1970-1971)
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  Chrissie (3 episodes, 1971)
Rowena Cooper ...
  Susan Reynolds (3 episodes, 1970)
Christopher Renshaw ...
  John George Porter (3 episodes, 1970)
Amelia Taylor ...
  Peggy / ... (3 episodes, 1970-1971)
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  Derek Robbins (2 episodes, 1971)
Alan Guy ...
  Peter Ashton (2 episodes, 1970-1971)
John Ronane ...
  Parker (2 episodes, 1970-1971)
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  Jill Robbins (2 episodes, 1971)
Myvanwy Jenn ...
  Mrs Jones / ... (2 episodes, 1971-1972)
David Lincoln ...
  Peter Collins (2 episodes, 1970)
Leonard Sachs ...
  Trevor Howells (2 episodes, 1972)
Ioan Meredith ...
  Gwyn Roberts (2 episodes, 1970-1971)
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  Eric Fraser (2 episodes, 1972)
Elizabeth Kelly ...
  Superintendent / ... (2 episodes, 1970-1971)
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  Connie Edwards (2 episodes, 1970)
Alick Hayes ...
  Doctor / ... (2 episodes, 1971)
Peter Finch ...
  Peter / ... (2 episodes, 1970)
Janet Tute ...
  Janet / ... (2 episodes, 1970)
Michael Condon ...
  Peter Ashton (2 episodes, 1972)
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  Sister (2 episodes, 1971)

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Also Known As
  • Ashtonin perhe (Finland)
  • Familjen Ashton (Sweden)
  • De familie Ashton (Netherlands)
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  • 60 min
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Trivia The theme music is the First Movement (Allegro) of Ralph Vaughan Williams' Sixth Symphony. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in The Greatest Stories Ever Told (2008). See more »

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