Van der Valk (1972–1992)

TV Series   |    |  Action, Drama


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Gritty British-made police drama series set in the beautiful location of Amsterdam. Cynical Dutch detective Commissaris "Piet" Van der Valk and his colleagues investigate murders, kidnappings and political corruption.

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  • Barry Foster and Michael Latimer in Van der Valk (1972)
  • Clifford Rose in Van der Valk (1972)
  • Prunella Ransome in Van der Valk (1972)
  • Barry Foster in Van der Valk (1972)
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  • Martin Wyldeck in Van der Valk (1972)

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Nicolas Freeling

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24 June 2014 | marc-36-473963
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| Barry Foster classic
I think I must have seen a few episodes as reruns in the late seventies,always after News at Ten. After a recent visit to Amsterdam I remembered the original and wanted to see it again so bought the box set. Barry Foster is very good and was clearly a fine actor. He has some really good scenes that exploits to the full Filmed in Amsterdam in colour you get to see the sights. The plots are complex and some scenes may seem a little laboured by modern standards but the show really holds up well against Wallender, Montalbano etc. If there is a production company out there looking for the next European detective they couldn't do much better than resurrect one of the originals, Commissaris Piet van der Valk and pay tribute to the excellent Barry Foster who made the part.

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