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Masterpiece Episode: "Foyle's War: The White Feather"

Season 32, Episode 11
Episode Synopsis: In “Foyle's War: The White Feather,” the fascist-leaning proprietor of a Hastings hotel is shot to death during a get-together of Nazi sympathizers at the hotel. Foyle (Michael Kitchen) isn't certain that the victim (Maggie Steed) was the person that the killer had intended to shoot because the shooting occurred during a power outage. Foyle's also concerned by a puzzling act of sabotage by a troubled young hotel employee (Lisa Ellis). The act was minor (just one severed telephone line) but the timing's particularly distressing. It takes place during the Dunkirk evacuation of May 1940, when a German invasion was feared immanent. Guy Spencer: Charles Dance. Sam: Honeysuckle Weeks.
Original Air Date: Feb 9, 2003
Guest Cast Paul Brooke: Arthur Ellis Robert Woolton: Bernard Kay Rebecca Charles: Rosemary Harwood Anthony Howell: Paul Milner Ian Hogg: Ian Lane Ed Waters: David Lane Amanda Walker: Lady Bannerman Mali Harries: Jane Milner Harry Gostelow: John Mowbray Tobias Menzies: Stanley Ellis Andres Williams: Isaac Woolton Charles Dance: Guy Spencer Fergus Webster: PC Fisher Richard Syms: Vicar Colin Tierney: Alan Fleming Thomas Wheatley: Lawson Michael Simkins: Chief Superintendent Reid Maggie Steed: Margaret Ellis Lisa Ellis: Edith Johnstone Patrick Godfrey: Sir Ernest Bannerman Honeysuckle Weeks: Samantha Stewart Michael Kitchen: Christopher Foyle Rebekah Manning: Dorothy

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Premiered: January 10, 1971, on PBS
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: PBS's longest running (and most honored) dramatic series is an Anglophile's delight, featuring British adaptations of literary classics and original works. The first `Masterpiece' was `The First Churchills,' and since then it has won nine Peabodys and 29 Emmys (beginning with Susan Hampshire's Best Actress award for `Churchills'). Its many memorable productions include `Upstairs, Downstairs,' `I, Claudius,' 'The Jewel in the Crown,' `House of Cards,' `Poldark' and `Prime Suspect.'

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