The acclaimed detective series returns with more mysteries set in the uncertain days at the beginning of the Cold War. In 1946 London, former DCS Christopher Foyle (Michael Kitchen, Out of Africa
) now employs his unerring investigative skills on behalf of MI5, assisted by his ever-faithful driver, Sam Wainwright (Honeysuckle Weeks, My Brother Tom
). Three mysteries on 2 DVD or Blu-ray discs, approx. 276 minutes, SDH.
A translator for the Nuremberg trials is killed, leading Foyle into the world of international oil politics and corrupt Nazi businessmen.
The son of a prominent Jewish man is assaulted as a right-wing manifesto inflames anti-Semitic tensions.
After an assassination attempt on Hilda Pierce, Foyle examines her SOE activities during the war and rumors of a traitor.
- Featurette about the truth behind the fiction for each episode (50 min.)
- A day in the life of Foyle's War (25 min.)
- An interview with John Mahoney (20 min.)
- Back in time with Foyle's War (26 min.)
- Photo gallery
Packaging: Boxed set
Run Time: 276 minutes, plus bonus programming
Number of Discs: 2
Color or B&W: Color
Region Code: 1
Aspect Ratio: 1080p/16:9
Starring Michael Kitchen (Out of Africa), Daniel Weyman (Great Expectations), Ellie Haddington (Life Begins), Tim McMullan (The Woman in Black), Jeremy Swift (Oliver Twist), and Rupert Vansittart (Holy Flying Circus), with two-time Emmy(r) and Golden Globe(r) nominee John Mahoney (Frasier) as a guest star.
"An enthralling new chapter" --The Observer (UK)
"One of the best mysteries on television" --The New York Times
"A joy" --The Telegraph (UK)
"Fascinating" --The Wall Street Journal
"Smart and absorbing" --TVGuide.com
"Smartly written and produced" --Associated Press
"Thrilling drama" --The Philadelphia Inquirer
"Michael Kitchen is superb." --The Seattle Times