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Series
Masterpiece Mystery
Program
Foyle's War, Series VI: The Russian House
Program Number

4012

Series Description

In June, 2008, the Masterpiece mystery! season launches with The Men of Mystery!, welcoming back Inspector Lewis, while bidding a fond farewell to Detective Chief Superintendent Christopher Foyle and Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley. Billie Piper stars as Sally Lockhart in two adaptations of Philip Pullman's popular novels about the feisty young female sleuth.

Stage and film star Alan Cumming, one of show business's most eclectic talents, is taking on the role of host of this season of Masterpiece mystery!, making his first appearance when the series premieres on Sunday, June 22, 2008 at 9pm ET on PBS Series release date: 6/22/2008

Program Description

In the war's aftermath, Hastings is a transit point for Russian POWs who changed sides to fight for the Nazis and now face an uncertain future. The War Office assigns Foyle to track down one escapee, and the reason for his flight becomes shockingly clear.

The war is over in Europe, the dawn of a new era at hand, and much has changed — for Samantha "Sam" Stewart (Honeysuckle Weeks) and Paul Milner (Anthony Howell) at least. Detective Chief Superintendent Christopher Foyle's (Michael Kitchen) retirement ambitions have hit another snag, and he's still bound to his old job and a new case. A Russian POW is on the run, an eminent resident is dead, and Milner, as the new Detective Inspector in the Brighton police force and eager to be out of Foyle's shadow, is on the case. Milner has his eye on an obvious suspect in the murder, but Foyle is taking a more circumspect view of the case. Why is the War Office so intent on tracking down one particular Russian POW anyway? The answer will put Foyle in grave danger like never before, and shed a searing light on secrets of the British government.

Produced in Association with: Paddock Productions © Greenlit Rights Ltd 2009

Duration

01:26:10

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Drama
Citation
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