Michael Kitchen returns to ITV this Sunday for a new three-part series of Foyle’s War.
The new series sees Foyle continuing his work as Senior Intelligence Officer for the secret service, MI5, at a time in our country’s history when political and foreign governmental relationships were delicately balanced.
All three episodes have been written by series creator Anthony Horowitz OBE and are inspired by real events in the early Cold War.
Joining Kitchen is Honeysuckle Weeks as Samantha Stewart, Daniel Weyman as Adam Wainwright, Ellie Haddington as Hilda Pierce, Tim McMullan as Valentine and Rupert Vandsittart as Sir Alec Myerson.
Episode one synopsis:
High Castle focuses on the American oil companies who worked closely with IG Farben (Germany’s biggest oil company) to provide fuel essential for Hitler’s War Machine.
This episode touches on the Nuremberg trials and the lesser known story of thirty executives from IG Farben who built their own concentration camp near Auschwitz called Monowitz.
Foyle is drawn into their world when a London University Professor, William Knowles, is found dead in a park after working as a translator in Germany.
It looks like he may have taken a bribe to carry information back to England for a suspected Nazi war criminal; Herman Linz. When the Nazi war criminal is found dead, Foyle is under no illusion that foul play is behind the academic’s murder.
Sam decides to step up her role at work and volunteers for a risky undercover job and Foyle unaware of her pregnancy agrees.
Guest stars include John Mahoney, Nigel Lindsay, Jaime Winstone, Joseph Drake, Amanda Lawrence and Hermione Gulliford.
Sunday 4th January, ITV and ITV HD