A Family at War

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A Family At War is a British drama series that aired on ITV from 1970 to 1972. It was created by John Finch and made by Granada Television for ITV. The original producer was Richard Doubleday, and there were 13 directors during the series. read more

A Family At War is a British drama series that aired on ITV from 1970 to 1972. It was created by John Finch and made by Granada Television for ITV. The original producer was Richard Doubleday, and there were 13 directors during the series. The series examined the lives of the lower-middle-class Ashton family of the city of Liverpool and their experiences from 1938 and through the Second World War. Despite being set in Liverpool, only one of the regular characters spoke with a Liverpudlian accent.

Original Release

04/14/1970

US Release

10/08/1974

Cast

Colin Douglas Edwin Ashton
Lesley Nunnerley Margaret Porter
Coral Atkins Sheila Ashton
Barbara Flynn Freda Ashton
John McKelvey Sefton Briggs
Colin Campbell David Ashton
Shelagh Fraser Jean Ashton
Ian Thompson John Porter
T.R. Bowen Tony Briggs (as Trevor Bowen)
Keith Drinkel Philip Ashton
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 The Lucky Ones Wednesday, 06 October 1971
2 For the Duration Wednesday, 13 October 1971
3 Happy Returns Wednesday, 20 October 1971
4 The Things You Never Told Me Wednesday, 27 October 1971
5 You Can Choose Your Friends Wednesday, 03 November 1971
6 Flesh and Blood Wednesday, 10 November 1971
7 Spread a Little Happiness Wednesday, 17 November 1971
8 Take It on Trust Wednesday, 24 November 1971
9 This Year, Next Year... Wednesday, 01 December 1971
10 The Fundamental Things Apply Wednesday, 08 December 1971
11 Thicker Than Water Wednesday, 15 December 1971
12 Breaking Point Wednesday, 22 December 1971
13 The Lost Ones Wednesday, 29 December 1971
14 The Sensible Thing Wednesday, 05 January 1972
15 Under New Management Wednesday, 12 January 1972
16 Coming Home Wednesday, 19 January 1972
17 A Faint Refrain Wednesday, 26 January 1972
18 Two Fathers Wednesday, 02 February 1972
19 The Old Order Changeth... Wednesday, 09 February 1972
20 ...Yielding Place to New Wednesday, 16 February 1972
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