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Masterpiece Episode: "Foyle's War: A Lesson in Murder"

Season 32, Episode 12
Episode Synopsis: “Foyle's War: A Lesson in Murder.” An 11-year-old evacuee from London staying with a Hastings judge (Oliver Ford Davies) is killed in a booby trap and Foyle (Michael Kitchen) has two theories to investigate. One involves the judge's refusal to allow his daughter (Sophia Myles) to see her working-class boyfriend (Elliot Cowan). The other involves a pacifist who died in prison not long after the judge denied his request for conscientious-objector status. Meanwhile, Sam (Honeysuckle Weeks) begins dating the son of the owner of Hastings' Italian restaurant. Tony: Danny Dyer. Emily Gascoigne: Cheryl Campbell.
Original Air Date: Feb 16, 2003
Guest Cast Tony Fox: Jack Winters Elliot Cowan: Peter Buckingham Anthony Howell: Paul Milner Michael Kitchen: Christopher Foyle Ian Puleston-Davies: Eric Cooper Nicholas Audsley: David Beale Anthony Flanagan: Policeman John Shrapnel: Raymond Brooks Mali Harries: Jane Milner Ken Drury: Hawkins Gregg Prentice: Joe Cooper Allan Corduner: Carlo Lucciano Oliver Ford Davies: Lawrence Gascoigne Michael Simkins: Chief Superintendent Reid Cheryl Campbell: Emily Gascoigne Sophia Myles: Susan Gascoigne Tony Maudsley: Ferris Danny Dyer: Tony Lucciano Honessuckle Weeks: Samantha Stewart Madeleine Worral: Florence Beale

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Premiered: January 10, 1971, on PBS
Rating: TV-PG
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