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The Silence of the Sea

In a small town in occupied France in 1941, the German officer, Werner Von Ebrennac is billeted in the house of the uncle and his niece. The uncle and niece refuse to speak to him, but each evening the officer warms himself by the fire and talks of his country, his music, and his idealistic views of the relationship between France and Germany.

  • Originally Aired November 24, 1980
  • Production Company BBC
  • Network BBC Two
  • Notes Is the series finale
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Name Type Role
Michael Byrne Guest Star
Hugh Dickson Guest Star
Fay Howard Guest Star