TV Series | TV-14 | | Crime, Drama, Mystery
As WW2 rages around the world, DCS Foyle fights his own war on the home-front as he investigates crimes on the south coast of England. Later series sees the retired detective working as an MI5 agent operating in the aftermath of the war.
Writer and creator Anthony Horowitz based the character of Sam Stewart on his childhood nanny and governess Norah Fitzgerald, who had been a WAAF driver during World War II, and used to tell Horowitz stories of her wartime experiences and exploits.
DCS Christopher Foyle:
The uniform suits you.
Andrew Foyle: Thanks. I wish I could say the same about your dressing gown!
Foyle is a Chief Superintendent. But the series is set during the Second World War and the rank was not introduced until 1949.
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