Foyle's War (2002–2015)
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When the son of a high-profile Jewish businessman is attacked in the grounds of a university, Foyle wonders whether the attack was racially motivated.

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Stuart Orme

Writer:

Anthony Horowitz (written and created by)
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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Kitchen ... Christopher Foyle
Amber Rose Revah ... Lea Fisher
Jim Cartwright Jim Cartwright ... Rabbi Fisher
Ben Barraclough Ben Barraclough ... British Soldier
Alexander Arnold ... Daniel Woolf
Sophie Skelton ... Student Jane
Hermione Gulliford ... Elizabeth Addis
Michael Ryan Michael Ryan ... Ian Hughes
Pushpinder Chani ... Gerry Aziz (as Pushpinda Chani)
Honeysuckle Weeks ... Samantha Wainwright
Rupert Vansittart ... Sir Alec Myerson
Ellie Haddington Ellie Haddington ... Hilda Pierce
Alex Jennings ... Clive Ord-Smith
John Heffernan ... James Griffin
Nick Hendrix ... Robert Lucas
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An oily Foreign Office minister tasks Foyle's department with providing security at an upcoming conference on the future of Palestine but Foyle is more concerned with the murder of Sir David Woolf, a Jewish shipping tycoon who has been taking Jews to the new state and whose ships have been sabotaged. At the same time Adam attempts to prevent Charles Lucas, the anti-Semitic leader of the International Unity party, from holding a public meeting which, as Adam had feared, leads to a riot and two deaths. Meanwhile local rabbi Avraham Greenfeld welcomes Palestinian medical student Lea Fisher, whose father was killed by British soldiers following a bomb outrage in Jerusalem. The rabbi's son is supervising the sound at the conference - where an effort to sabotage it is averted, whilst Foyle unmasks those responsible for Sir David Woolf's death. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Crime | Drama | Mystery | War

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Country:

UK

Language:

English | Arabic | Polish

Release Date:

9 February 2015 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Liverpool, England, UK See more »

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16 : 9
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Trivia

The anti-Semitic graffiti left by the neo-Nazi mob are the letters " P J, " which stands for Perish Judah. See more »

Goofs

When Nicholas and Lea are touring London they are shown by the Albert Memorial, the railings of which are brightly gilded. This work was done in the very late 20th and early 21st centuries. In the 1940s and 50s they were black. See more »

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Samantha Wainwright: [to Foyle] This is just like the old days, sir... dead bodies, police, grand old house...
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Anti-Semitism at Its Worst
27 September 2016 | by HitchcocSee all my reviews

It's easy to think about the Holocaust as an aberration, the Nazis wiping out six million people. Surely when the war was over, things went back to normal. Because a huge number of people blamed the Jews for virtually every eventuality, the bad economy, lack of jobs, lack of opportunity, things hardly ended. Foyle, once again finds himself embroiled in a case where people display their hatred and do some of the things those Germans did. It shows how easy it is to sway a population that is hurting. It was Hitler's greatest "strength." In this one, a conference is going to be held, and there are terrorist groups around (or are there). A young woman is at the center of much of this as well as a bigoted drum beater with no moral sense whatsoever. It makes that old case for free speech versus hatred spilling into the streets. Sam gets involved again, much to her husband's utter shock. Very good episode as the series winds to a halt.


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