Von Ribbentrop's Watch

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SP2008110820130817 (BBC7)
20130818 (BBC7)

By Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran.

Wine shop owner Gerald desperately needs money: his business is failing and the landlord has raised the cost of the lease.

When he inherits a watch that used to belong to wartime Nazi Joachim Von Ribbentrop he believes that his financial troubles are over.

But it sparks conflict with his wife and brother, who question the ethics of the potential sale.

Gerald....Allan Corduner

Ruth....Harriet Walter

Lila....Miriam Margolyes

David....Nicholas Woodeson

Sasha....Sophie Winkleman

A Jewish merchant discovers that a family heirloom has a sinister Nazi provenance.

Wine shop owner Gerald desperately needs money: his business is failing and the landlord has raised the cost of the lease. When he inherits a watch that used to belong to wartime Nazi Joachim Von Ribbentrop he believes that his financial troubles are over. But it sparks conflict with his wife and brother, who question the ethics of the potential sale.