Fortunes of War

  • Premiered: Oct 1987
  • Episodes: 7
  • Followers: 1
  • Ended
  • BBC One
  • Sunday at 21
  • Drama War

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Season 1
1x1
September 1939
Episode overview
Air date
Oct 11, 1987
Set in the Balkans 1939. Newly weds Guy and Harriet Pringle journey to Bucharest where Guy is a lecturer of English Literature. Impoverished Prince Yakimov arrives in the city and .. show full overview
1x2
January 1940
Episode overview
Air date
Oct 18, 1987
Commander Sheppey holds a clandestine meeting to organise the destruction of the River Danube. Guy feels guilty about not being on active service and is determined to do something .. show full overview
1x3
June 1940
Episode overview
Air date
Oct 25, 1987
The fascist Iron Guard increase their power and the British fall out of favour with the Romanians. Tension mounts as the fascists take over and the Pringles, with the help of Clarence Lawson, try to smuggle Sasha out to safety.
1x4
October 1940
Episode overview
Air date
Nov 01, 1987
A despondent Harriet arrives in Athens and is overjoyed to see a familiar face. Yakimov and Harriet both pleased to find employment at the British Information Office. When Athens comes .. show full overview
1x5
April 1941
Episode overview
Air date
Nov 08, 1987
After their unceremonious arrival in Cairo, Guy and Harriet are forced to stay in an old brothel. Guy struggles to find work when it emerges that an old adversary is in charge of the .. show full overview
1x6
Autumn 1942
Episode overview
Air date
Nov 15, 1987
An an attempt to help Simon recover from the death of his brother, he’s taken under the wing of those at ‘Garden City.' Harriet contracts dysentery and Simon is involved in a desert .. show full overview
1x7 Show finale
January 1943
Episode overview
Air date
Nov 22, 1987
Guy struggles to come to terms with his apparent loss. A quick marriage, an emotional reunion and a sudden death change the lives of those at ‘Garden City’ forever.

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