Fortunes of War (1987): S01E06 – Egypt: September 1942

Introduction 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. Outline To help Simon recover from the… Read More

Fortunes of War (1987): S01E05 – Egypt: April 1941

Introduction 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. Outline After their unceremonious arrival in Cairo,… Read More

Fortunes of War (1987): S01E04 – Greece: October 1940

Introduction 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. Outline A despondent Harriet arrives in Athens,… Read More

Fortunes of War (1987): S01E03 – Romania: June 1940

Introduction 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. Outline The fascist Iron Guard increase their… Read More

Fortunes of War (1987): S01E02 – Romania: January 1940

Introduction 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. Outline Commander Sheppey holds a clandestine meeting… Read More

Fortunes of War (1987): S01E01 – The Balkans: September 1939

Introduction 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. Outline Newlyweds Guy and Harriet Pringle arrive… Read More

SEAL Team (2022): S06E10 – Fair Winds and Following Seas

Introduction The fifth season of the American military drama television series SEAL Team premiered on 18 September 2022 on Paramount+. SEAL Team follows an elite unit of United States Navy SEALs portrayed by David Boreanaz, Max Thieriot, Neil Brown Jr., A. J. Buckley, and Toni Trucks. Outline Reeling from a devastating loss, Bravo must fight… Read More

SEAL Team (2022): S06E09 – Damage Assessment

Introduction The fifth season of the American military drama television series SEAL Team premiered on 18 September 2022 on Paramount+. SEAL Team follows an elite unit of United States Navy SEALs portrayed by David Boreanaz, Max Thieriot, Neil Brown Jr., A. J. Buckley, and Toni Trucks. Outline After a successful interrogation in Jordan, BRAVO is… Read More

SEAL Team (2022): S06E08 – Aces and Eights

Introduction The fifth season of the American military drama television series SEAL Team premiered on 18 September 2022 on Paramount+. SEAL Team follows an elite unit of United States Navy SEALs portrayed by David Boreanaz, Max Thieriot, Neil Brown Jr., A. J. Buckley, and Toni Trucks. Outline BRAVO heads to Amman, Jordan to find the… Read More