The Spoils Of War: The Complete Series DVD

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Almost a decade after creating the phenomenally successful drama A Family at War, acclaimed writer John Finch explored the peacetime consequences of the Second World War's aftermath for two very different families in this major series from Granada Television. The Spoils of War ran for three series all twenty episodes are included in this set.The war in Europe is over and Germany lies devastated. Though there is hope for a brighter future, six years of conflict has changed life considerably for both the Warringtons, owners of the ironworks in the town of Whitstanton,... and for the working-class Haywards. As both families come to terms with the uncertain, fragmented world that emerges during peacetime, they share joys and disappointments as the future unfolds both in Britain, and in Germany... [show more]

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Released
06 June 2016
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1024 minutes 
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PAL 
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The complete three series of the early 1980s TV drama focusing on two northern families returning to normal life after WWII. The wealthy Warrington family, owners of the local ironworks, face an uncertain future when they learn of Labour's plans to nationalise the industry. Meanwhile, the working-class Haywards find their opportunities opening up as old class barriers begin to fall away. Series 1 episodes are: 'Ends and Beginnings', 'Missing Persons', 'Radical Change', 'The Birthday Party', 'A Vocation in Life', 'Winter of Discontent' and 'Behind the Mask'. Series 2 episodes are: 'Liberation', 'To Speak As You Feel', 'Turning Your Back', 'A Hard Word', 'A Place to Live' and 'End of the Beginning'. Series 3 episodes are: 'A Place in the World', 'Echoes', 'Pilgrimage', 'Winter Wedding', 'A New Era', 'The Old Order Changeth' and 'The Promised Land'.

Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 (Europe) or region Free DVD Player in order to play. Almost a decade after creating the phenomenally successful drama A Family at War, acclaimed writer John Finch explored the peacetime consequences of the Second World War's aftermath for two very different families in this major series from Granada Television. The Spoils of War ran for three series all twenty episodes are included in this set.   The war in Europe is over and Germany lies devastated. Though there is hope for a brighter future, six years of conflict has changed life considerably for both the Warringtons, owners of the ironworks in the town of Whitstanton, and for the working-class Haywards. As both families come to terms with the uncertain, fragmented world that emerges during peacetime, they share joys and disappointments as the future unfolds both in Britain, and in Germany...