Island at War

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  • Genre(s): Drama War
  • Release year: 2004
What would any of us do if we had to live side by side with the enemy? This Masterpiece Theatre drama draws on the real experiences of Channel Islanders as the hostile Nazi command imposed its will on every aspect of their daily lives. Set on the fictional island of St. read more

What would any of us do if we had to live side by side with the enemy? This Masterpiece Theatre drama draws on the real experiences of Channel Islanders as the hostile Nazi command imposed its will on every aspect of their daily lives. Set on the fictional island of St. Gregory, the story of the occupation is told through the eyes of three families. Heart-pounding suspense and unexpected romance unfold in an atmosphere suffused with the moral ambiguity of war.

Original Release

07/11/2004

US Release

01/23/2005

Cast

Clare Holman Felicity Dorr
James Wilby Sen. James Dorr
Laurence Fox Bernhardt Tellemann
Saskia Reeves Cassie Mahy
Ann Rye Ada Jonas
Sam Heughan Philip Dorr
Conor Mullen Oberleutnant Walker
Owen Teale PC Wilf Jonas
Julia Ford Kathleen Jonas
Philip Glenister Oberst Heinrich Baron Von Rheingarten
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Eve of the War Sunday, 11 July 2004
2 Living with the Enemy Sunday, 18 July 2004
3 To Catch a Spy Sunday, 25 July 2004
4 Strange Mercies Sunday, 01 August 2004
5 Unexpected Revelations Sunday, 08 August 2004
6 Unusual Successes Sunday, 15 August 2004

Directors

Thaddeus O'Sullivan, Peter Lydon

Writers

Stephen Mallatratt

Cast

Clare Holman Felicity Dorr
James Wilby Sen. James Dorr
Laurence Fox Bernhardt Tellemann
Saskia Reeves Cassie Mahy
Ann Rye Ada Jonas
Sam Heughan Philip Dorr
Conor Mullen Oberleutnant Walker
Owen Teale PC Wilf Jonas
Julia Ford Kathleen Jonas
Philip Glenister Oberst Heinrich Baron Von Rheingarten
Joanne Froggatt Angelique Mahy
Louisa Clein Zelda Kay
Daniel Flynn Hauptmann Dieter Muller
Sean Gallagher Sheldon Leveque
Samantha Robinson June Mahy
Tobias James-Samuels German Soldier
Caroline Strong Margaret
Sean Ward Colin Jonas
Benjamin Whitrow Bailiff Francis La Palotte
Andrew Havill Oberleutnant Flach

Producers

Andy Harries Executive Producer
Steve Christian Executive Producer
John Rushton Producer
Sita Williams Producer

Editors

Edward Mansell, Tony Cranstoun

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