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Fortunes of War (1987–1987)

TV Mini-series | 407 min | Drama, War

Guy Pringle and his new wife, Harriet, are members of the English community in Bucharest, Romania on the eve of World War II. After the war begins, they cross paths with diplomats, literary types, spies, penniless royals, gays and lesbians...See moreGuy Pringle and his new wife, Harriet, are members of the English community in Bucharest, Romania on the eve of World War II. After the war begins, they cross paths with diplomats, literary types, spies, penniless royals, gays and lesbians, as they flee before the advancing Germany armies to Athens and then to Cairo. Written by Noble Bell See less
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Updated Oct 11, 1987

Release date (First episode)
Oct 11, 1987 (United Kingdom)

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80 cast members
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Emma Thompson
Harriet Pringle Harriet Pringle   See fewer
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7
Kenneth Branagh
Guy Pringle Guy Pringle   See fewer
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7
Charles Kay
Dobson Dobson   See fewer
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7
Mark Drewry
Dubedat Dubedat   See fewer
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5
Ronald Pickup
Prince Yakimov Prince Yakimov   See fewer
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4
Alan Bennett
Lord Pinkrose Lord Pinkrose   See fewer
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4
Harry Burton
Sasha Drucker Sasha Drucker   See fewer
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4
Rupert Graves
Simon Boulderstone Simon Boulderstone   See fewer
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3
James Villiers
Inchcape Inchcape   See fewer
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3
Robert Stephens
Castlebar Castlebar   See fewer
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3
Ciaran Madden
Angela Hooper Angela Hooper   See fewer
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3
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3
Richard Clifford
Lawson / Clarence Lawson / Clarence   See fewer
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3
Diana Hardcastle
Edwina Little Edwina Little   See fewer
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3
Christopher Strauli
Toby Lush Toby Lush   See fewer
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3
Greg Hicks
Aidan Pratt Aidan Pratt   See fewer
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3
Elena Secota
Sophie Oresanu Sophie Oresanu   See fewer
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3
Magdalena Buznea
Despina Despina   See fewer
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3
Caroline Langrishe
Bella Niculesco Bella Niculesco   See fewer
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3
Vernon Dobtcheff
Hadjimoscos / Prince Hadjimoscos Hadjimoscos / Prince Hadjimoscos   See fewer
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3
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3
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3
Sam Dastor
Dr. Shafik Dr. Shafik   See fewer
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2
Clifford Rose
Professor Gracey Professor Gracey   See fewer
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2
Patricia Quinn
Mona Castlebar Mona Castlebar   See fewer
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2
Glyn Grain
Foxy Leverett Foxy Leverett   See fewer
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2
Claire Oberman
Mortimer Mortimer   See fewer
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2
Anthony Calf
Corporal Arnold Corporal Arnold   See fewer
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Esmond Knight
Liversage Liversage   See fewer
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Vladimir Mirodan
Nikko Niculesco Nikko Niculesco   See fewer
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2
Jeremy Sinden
Lord Lisdoonvarna Lord Lisdoonvarna   See fewer
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Relja Basic
Emmanuel Drucker Emmanuel Drucker   See fewer
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2
Barry Jackson
McCann McCann   See fewer
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1
Philip Madoc
Freddi von Flugel Freddi von Flugel   See fewer
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1
Jack Watling
Sir Desmond Hooper Sir Desmond Hooper   See fewer
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Jeremy Brudenell
Charles Warden Charles Warden   See fewer
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Nicolas Chagrin
Ionescu Ionescu   See fewer
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1
Colin Foreman
Hooper's Son Hooper's Son   See fewer
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1
Ronald Fraser
Commander Sheppy Commander Sheppy   See fewer
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1
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1
Peter Tilbury
Alan Frewen Alan Frewen   See fewer
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Beryl Cooke
Gladys Twocurry Gladys Twocurry   See fewer
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1
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1
Lollie May
Mabel Twocurry Mabel Twocurry   See fewer
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Michael Cochrane
Clifford Clifford   See fewer
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Hesham Selim
Student Student   See fewer
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Paul Lacoux
Sergeant Sergeant   See fewer
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Richard Linford
Tony Brody Tony Brody   See fewer
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Abdalla Mahmoud
Student Student   See fewer
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1
Branko Miklavc
German Refugee German Refugee   See fewer
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1
Jeff Rawle
Sergeant Ridley Sergeant Ridley   See fewer
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1
Brane Grubar
Immigration Officer Immigration Officer   See fewer
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1
Salah Hamdi
Hotel Clerk Hotel Clerk   See fewer
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Jo Kendall
Landlady Landlady   See fewer
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Sam Miller
Singing Patient Singing Patient   See fewer
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Leslie Southwick
Major Hardy Major Hardy   See fewer
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1
Mowaffa El Hakim
Singer In Cafe Singer In Cafe   See fewer
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Nigel Leach
Ambulance Soldier Ambulance Soldier   See fewer
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Snezana Savic
Florica Florica   See fewer
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Luke Bartley
Corporal Peters Corporal Peters   See fewer
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Gertan Klauber
Fat German Fat German   See fewer
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Vladimir Bacic
Man On Train Man On Train   See fewer
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Keith Edwards
Buschman Buschman   See fewer
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Zdenka Hersak
Woman On Train Woman On Train   See fewer
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Andrea Saric
Doamna Drucker Doamna Drucker   See fewer
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Livius Omaran
Ticket Collector Ticket Collector   See fewer
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Vera Per
First Sister In Law First Sister In Law   See fewer
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Matija Rozman
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
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Polona Vetrih
Second Sister In Law Second Sister In Law   See fewer
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Matko Raguz
Waiter Waiter   See fewer
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Iain Rattray
Hotel Manager Hotel Manager   See fewer
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Andri Vasilescu
Hotel Clerk Hotel Clerk   See fewer
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Stephen Haynes
Hospitalized Soldier (uncredited) Hospitalized Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Guy Standeven
Hotel Receptionist (uncredited) Hotel Receptionist (uncredited)   See fewer
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8 / 10 | 602 votes