Fortunes of War (1987)

Fortunes of War is a 1987 BBC television adaptation of Olivia Manning's cycle of novels Fortunes of War. It stars Kenneth Branagh as Guy Pringle, lecturer in English Literature in Bucharest during the early part of the Second World War, and Emma Thompson as his wife Harriet. Other cast members included Ronald Pickup, Robert Stephens, Alan Bennett, Philip Madoc and Rupert Graves. The series stays relatively faithful to the original novels, with no notable departures from their plot.

Writing:
  • Alan Plater
  • Olivia Manning
  • Suzan Harrison

Stars:
Release Date: 1987-10-11
Seasons: 1
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  • Country: GB
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 60
Vernon Dobtcheff
Vernon Dobtch...
Emma Thompson
Emma Thompson
Harriet Pringle
Barry Jackson
Barry Jackson
McCann
Ronald Pickup
Ronald Pickup
Prince Yakimov
Rupert Graves
Rupert Graves
Simon Boulderstone
Caroline Langrishe
Caroline Lang...
Bella Niculescu
Kenneth Branagh
Kenneth Brana...
Guy Pringle
Robert Stephens
Robert Stephe...
Bill Castlebar
Ronald Fraser
Ronald Fraser
Alan Bennett
Alan Bennett
Lord Pinkrose
Michael Cochrane
Michael Cochr...
Clifford
Charles Kay
Charles Kay
Dobson
James Villiers
James Villier...
Inchcape
Greg Hicks
Greg Hicks
Aidan Pratt
Esmond Knight
Esmond Knight
Liversage
Christopher Strauli
Christopher S...
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