A Family At War (1970): S01E06 – The Breach in the Dyke


Introduction

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 with 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.

Outline

May 1940. The families are variously affected by confused reports of the German advance on the continent, as John and his unit retreat towards Dunkirk.

A Family At War Series

You can find a full index and overview of A Family At War here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 19 May 1970.
  • Running Time: 60 minutes.
  • Rating: 12.
  • Country: UK.
  • Language: English.

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