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Masterpiece Theatre; Foyle’s War, Series I: Eagle Day

Episode 4 Eagle Day


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Series
Masterpiece Theatre
Program
Foyle’s War, Series I: Eagle Day
Program Number

3214B1

Series Description

Program premiered in 1971 with The First Churchills. Hosted by Alastair Cooke. Intended as a showcase for the best of British television drama. Spawned MYSTERY! in 1980. Current executive producer Rebecca Eaton. All promotion of program done by Frank Goodman & Associates (see below). Synopsis, cast information and producers listed by individual title. Series release date: 1971

Program Description

August 1940. Foyle is torn between his desire to help his son and his duty as a policeman when a murder investigation leads him to a radar station where Andrew Foyle (Julian Ovenden) is working on a top-secret operation. Andrew’s suspicions about his place of work put him in danger, while Foyle and Milner uncover revenge, suicide and the truth about a priceless art collection. The solution comes just in time for Hitler’s Eagle Day attack, intended to destroy England’s radar defenses as a prelude to invasion.

Reissued as a Mystery series.

Duration

01:26:46

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Drama
Citation
Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Foyle’s War, Series I: Eagle Day,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FD586F94DD524F72BB2820E0BDEA7556.
MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Foyle’s War, Series I: Eagle Day.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FD586F94DD524F72BB2820E0BDEA7556>.
APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Foyle’s War, Series I: Eagle Day. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FD586F94DD524F72BB2820E0BDEA7556
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