Watch Tv Show Series Fortunes of War : 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..
|First Air Date||:||1987-10-11|
|Last Air Date||:||1987-11-22|
|Number of Seasons||:||1|
|Number of Episodes||:||7|
|Stars||:||Emma Thompson (Harriet Pringle), Kenneth Branagh (Guy Pringle), Rupert Graves (Simon Boulderstone), Ronald Pickup (Prince Yakimov), Charles Kay (Dobson), Robert Stephens (Bill Castlebar), Ronald Fraser (), Alan Bennett (Lord Pinkrose), Vernon Dobtcheff (), Caroline Langrishe (Bella Niculescu), Mark Drewry (Dubedat), James Villiers (Inchcape), Greg Hicks (Aidan Pratt), Esmond Knight (Liversage), Ciaran Madden (Angela Hooper), Richard Clifford (Lawson), Elena Secota (Sophie Oresanu), Christopher Strauli (Toby Lush)|
|Director||:||Alan Plater (Screenplay), Tariq Anwar (Editor), David Feig (Director of Photography), Christine Rawlins (Costume Designer), Olivia Manning (Novel), Terry Elms (Sound Recordist), Betty Willingale (Producer), Marion McDougall (Production Manager), Suzan Harrison (Script Editor), Richard Holmes (Original Music Composer), Elizabeth Rowell (Makeup Designer)|