Storm of Love
|Sturm der Liebe|
|Created by||Bea Schmidt|
|Written by||Julia Bachmann
|Theme music composer||Leslie Mandoki
|Country of origin||Germany|
|No. of seasons||10|
|No. of episodes||2,100+|
|Executive producer(s)||Bea Schmidt|
|Running time||50 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Bavaria Film|
|Original channel||Das Erste|
|Picture format||576i SDTV (2005–2011)
720p HDTV (2011–present)
|Original run||26 September 2005– present|
It follows in several interwoven plot threads stories about relationships taking place in the fictional five-star hotel Fürstenhof, located in Feldkirchen-Westerham near Rosenheim. The plot revolves around members of the family room area, the hotel owners, and employees.
The series began production on 1 August 2005 and was originally broadcast beginning 26 September 2005 on weekdays at 15:10.
In France, the series was broadcast from episode 1392 (season 7) since 2 April 2013 on France 2 with the name of "Le Tourbillon de l'Amour" and in Austria, the series was broadcast from episode 166 onwards since mid-July 2006 on ORF 2. A summary of episodes 1 to 165 was broadcast as a pilot.
Storm of Love has been licensed to 20 stations worldwide, and rights to all episodes were given to STV (Slovakia), LTV1 (Latvia), TV 3 (Lithuania), TV3 (Estonia) and Rete 4 (Italy). Rete 4 broadcasts the series under the name Tempesta d'amore. Nova TV in Bulgaria has broadcast the series since the end of July 2009 under a title translating as "Winds of Love." Vitaya in Belgium broadcasts under the title Sturm der liebe. Polish channel TV Puls broadcasts it under the title Burza uczuć, Finnish channel Sub under the title Lemmen viemää, and Icelandic channel RÚV under the title Ástareldur (Fire of Love).
- 1 Main characters
- 2 Protagonists of previous seasons couples
- 2.1 Episodes 1–313: Laura and Alexander Saalfeld
- 2.2 Episodes 314–520: Miriam and Robert Saalfeld
- 2.3 Episodes 521–703: Samia and Dr. Gregor Bergmeister
- 2.4 Episodes 704–914: Emma and Felix Saalfeld
- 2.5 Episodes 915–1117: Sandra and Lukas Zastrow
- 2.6 Episodes 1118–1391: Eva and Robert Saalfeld
- 2.7 Episodes 1392–1600: Theresa Burger and Moritz van Norden
- 2.8 Episodes 1601–1814: Marlene and Konstantin Riedmüller
- 3 Cast
- 4 Background
- 5 Director
- 6 Prizes and Awards
- 7 International broadcast
- 8 External links
- 9 References
Werner once married Charlotte Saalfeld, heir to Fürstenhof. For many years he was director of the 5-star hotels. After almost 40 years, he has also finally reconciled with his brother André, and hires him as a cook to Fürstenhof. His habit of dating beautiful women has not changed. He has cheated on his wife Charlotte over and over again, which eventually led to divorce after 36 years of marriage.
Charlotte Saalfeld is once again at Fürstenhof to attend a charity event and receive the Bavarian Order of Merit. In the end, she remains at Fürstenhof longer than expected. As a former practitioner of Saalfeld, Korbinian Niederbühl, along with his housekeeper Cosima Zastrow appear at Fürstenhof and it is revealed, that not Charlotte, but Cosima is the "real" Saalfeld, to Charlotte fights with Werner, because she writes over to Cosima their 30% of Fürstenhof shares. Charlotte was engaged for some time with Korbinian Niederbühl's son Michael. But when she realises that Michael has feelings for Tanja, the mother of his child, she separates from him.
Werner and Charlotte are now back as Fürstenhofs shareholders with 20 and 30%. Recently[when?], they had by the acquittal of their common and Werner's arch rival ex-wife Barbara of Heidenberg suffered a defeat, especially when Barbara returns as a woman on the side of Götz Zastrow to Fürstenhof. Since her daughter Miriam died at the birth of their daughter Valentina. They are with their granddaughter and the console their very busy now widowed son Robert, which they will be closer again. The harmony between Charlotte and Werner Werner is getting better and Charlotte to one side as it is complicated by a cabal Barbara in a drug scandal.
The flagship couple Alfons and Hildegard Sonnbichler have been employees of fürstenhof for decades,she in the kitchen, and he as a very correct receptionist. Alfonso enjoys a special relationship of trust with the Saalfelds, not least because he had a relationship in teenage years with Charlotte Saalfeld and Alexander who is their son. Hildegard is involved in the local council and was a candidate for mayor. Their daughter is Marie Sonnbichler, who however left the Fürstenhof.
André Konopka is the younger brother of Werner Saalfeld and reconciled at last, after many years with him. He works as a chef for him and his brother is now with help and advice. Furthermore, he is with Alfonso board member of the newly formed council at the court. His nephew, Robert has returned after the death of his wife Miriam to the hotel and acts as a second chef in addition to André. André's son Simon has now left with his wife, Maike to South Africa and works at the estate of his father with winemaker Jasper Steenkamp.
Nils Heinemann arrives to Fürstenhof, to win back Marie Sonnbichler, in whom he has fallen in love with at their former workplace Thalheim. Since he has played badly but her, it will take some time before Marie gets involved in it. The two argue again and again, and when Marie finally learns that Nils is married, they finally separated from him.
Michael Fremdscham comes to the Fürstenhof to take over the practice of emigrants to Canada Evelyn Konopka. His father Korbinian was the unintentional accomplice of Ludwig Saalfeld, exchanged this as Charlotte and Cosima. Michael falls in love then calculated in Charlotte and plans to marry even. However, when Charlotte learns that Michael has a son named Fabien from Tania Libertz, which is the product of a one-night stand from a forest festival, and Michael developed feelings for her, she separates from him. Michael also has a grown daughter, Debbie Williams from a previous relationship with an American.
Protagonists of previous seasons couples
Episodes 1–313: Laura and Alexander Saalfeld
They were central figures and the odds-pair of the first season of the telenovela. Laura Mahler, dessert chef, and Alexander, eldest son of the Saalfelds and junior chef of the hotel, fall in love. Long they may not officially be together as a couple, because they think they are half-siblings, as Laura is the illegitimate daughter of Werner Saalfeld. Not until after a secret rendezvous of Laura and Alexander she becomes pregnant, breaking the silence of the insiders admitting that the two are not related because Alexander is not the biological son of Werner. Laura and Alex get married and move to Brussels, where Alexander works as a general manager post and Laura as Confiseurin. Shortly after Alexander returns to fürstenhof, to deliver divorce papers for Werner and Charlotte. A few weeks later Laura and Alexander's daughter arrives to the world: Hanna Saalfeld. While Robert is in a coma, Alexander visits the family one more time. Two years later, Laura comes to the Fürstenhof anniversary together with Robert for a visit.
Episodes 314–520: Miriam and Robert Saalfeld
The story about this couple begins at the departure of Laura and Alexander, the center of the telenovela. Robert Saalfeld,the chef and co-owner of the hotel, is the younger son of Charlotte and Werner. Miriam of Heidenberg comes with her stepmother Barbara to the hotel Fürstenhof. Robert and Miriam fall in love with each other. But they find each other only after many detours. Miriam even married her former love Felix Tarrasch along the way. But the love of Robert and Miriam is stronger and causes Miriam's marriage to fail. Miriam's hasn't obtained a proper divorce before the two are married so they have to celebrate a symbolic wedding. Then they move to Paris, where Miriam takes a job as a perfumer and Robert opened a small restaurant. A year later, Miriam comes for a few days to Fürstenhof and obtains a divorce from Felix. Robert comes to visit the Fürstenhof anniversary together with Laura. Upon his departure, he announced that Miriam was expecting a daughter in the spring. Six months later, Robert returned once more to the court, to testify in the trial of Barbara. When he travels back to Paris again, a tragedy happens, Miriam dies at birth of their daughter Valentina. Robert buried his beloved wife at the court and falls into deep mourning.
Episodes 521–703: Samia and Dr. Gregor Bergmeister
After the departure of Miriam and Robert's Samia and Gregor become the center of the telenovela. Samia came illegally to Germany to hide from her domineering father and visit Charlotte Saalfeld, whose life she once saved. Over time, Samia and Gregor fell in love, but Gregor began a love affair with Leonie Preisinger, the half-cousin of Robert Saalfeld, which was only of short duration. Everything seemed to turn for good, until Joshua Obote, Samias father was murdered and the suspect fell to Gregor. After some time Samia started a love affair with Simon Konopka. At the altar, however, she realised that her feelings for Gregor were stronger. After a romantic wedding on a boat the two start a new life in the direction of Africa.
Episodes 704–914: Emma and Felix Saalfeld
After the departure of Gregor and Samia, the center of the telenovela was the story of Felix and Emma. Emma had fallen in love with Felix, who was restaurant manager, at their first meeting. Although the two had danced with each other in Gregor and Samia's wedding, Felix, however, fell head over heels in love Emma's scheming half-sister, Rosalie. Emma hung on Felix a long time before she started a relationship with Ben Sponheim and after some time the two decided to marry. However, after Ben's birth mother Barbara Heidenberg kidnapped and locked Felix and Emma in a power plant, Emma separated from Ben. Later Felix saw through Rosalie's intrigues and left her. Just as Emma and Felix had found each other, Rosalie lied about being pregnant. But her lie was soon discovered, and shortly thereafter Emma and Felix got married. At the wedding Rosalie was going to kill Emma, but didn't go through with it, because she realised that she loved her sister. Emma and Felix began a new life together in Canada with Felix's father, Johan. Three months later a pregnant Emma and Felix came to Fürstenhof for a visit. After an investigation, it turned out that Emma was expecting twins. Another six months later, Emma delivered her two sons, Max and Moritz, to the world.
Episodes 915–1117: Sandra and Lukas Zastrow
Just before the departure of Felix and Emma it came to light that Cosima Zastrow, Korbinian Niederbühl's housekeeper had been swapped at birth because of her heart failure with Charlotte Saalfeld and was thus "real Saalfeld", her son Lukas comes to Fürstenhof. There he meets his former classmate Annika Bruckner, who was the ugly duckling that became a beautiful swan. Lukas is entranced by her. A little later, but Annika is in a car accident because of Lukas. Lukas then meets at the hospital Sandra Ostermeyer, who has heart failure and due to only live a few days. When she gets her heart transplants after Annika's death, Lukas sits by her bed and confesses his love for Annika. Sandra is deeply touched by his words. When she begins her rehabilitation at Fürstenhof, it turns out that she is the daughter of Werner Saalfeld. Some time later, Lukas and Sandra get together, but separated again after many intrigues of Lukas' mother and Rosalie Engel. Lukas even married Rosalie, but separated again from her a few days later. He returns again back to Sandra. As Cosima committed a murder attempt on Rosalie and Lukas gives a false alibi, she threatens Sandra to leave the hotel place if she does not separate from Lukas. As it turns out that Sandra is pregnant with Lukas, can Cosima on their extortion. Nevertheless, Sandra loses the child soon after. The emergence of Lukas's father Goetz also provides quite a stir: After Lukas and Sandra have been buried by an avalanche, he fakes an abduction and attempted to extort Werner and Cosima, but fails. As Cosima blackmailed by the resurgen Rosalie with the attempted murder of her, she is at the end of her strength: she suffers a fatal heart attack and asks Lukas for forgiveness with her last words. Lukas and Sandra get married and go together to the Giant Mountains to the Czech Republic, to remodel an old monastery into an eco-hotel.
Episodes 1118–1391: Eva and Robert Saalfeld
Robert Saalfeld, who left two and a half years earlier with his great love Miriam, to Paris, returns to Fürstenhof for the murder trial of Barbara Heideberg. Also while in Paris, Robert experienced a tragedy. His wife Miriam, who was pregnant, died giving birth to their daughter Valentina. Only the nanny, Eva Krendlinger, can give him a little zest for life. Also, Eva has once lost her great love, Markus Zastrow, the eldest son of Cosima Saalfeld. He drowned eleven years ago in a sailing accident. Furthermore, Eva finds out that her biological father is really Gustl Moosburg, the half-brother of Alfonso Sonnbichler. Meanwhile, Eva has fallen in love with Robert during a joint trip to Verona and the two eventually end up together. But when Eva becomes pregnant, Robert gets scared that Eva will have the same destiny that Miriam had and breaks off the relationship. Then the supposedly dead, Mark Zastrow comes to Fürstenhof. He was actually kidnapped by the Mafia and after being captured for months, he managed to escape. Now he wants to win back Eva. However, Markus spends a night with Barbara Heidenberg in a cabin in the woods. Ignorant of the fact that she is his father's wife and that encounter leads to her being pregnant. Not much sooner Eva realizes that she has lost the baby. Sometime later, Eva's feelings for Markus are reawakened and she wants to marry him. Barbara is poisoned on this day, and loses her baby. Later, Eva acknowledges that she no longer loves Markus and wants to separate from him, but he tells her that he has a deadly brain tumor. Eva decides to stay with Marcus until his condition is better. Markus no longer believes that he can be saved and wants to marry before his death. Eva agrees, but just before saying their vows, he collapses and is rushed to an emergency surgery. Eva separates from Markus shortly thereafter. After he had suicidal thoughts for a short time, he looks again optimistic about the future and travels to the island of Sylt. Robert and Eva are married shortly thereafter. During their wedding, Barbara blows up Fürstenhof. She escapes and supposedly dies on the run, after being wounded from the explosion. Fortunately, no one was killed by the explosion and Robert and Eva open shortly afterwards a restaurant in Verona.
Episodes 1392–1600: Theresa Burger and Moritz van Norden
The architect Moritz van Norden and the son of the ill-famed Doris van Norden, who is planning a takeover of the struggling local brewery that is now in the hands of Theresa. When Moritz and Theresa meet, they succumb to the most potent brew of all: love. But before they can get to know each other better, an accident changes everything: Moritz's twin brother Konstantin, a happy-go-lucky “bon vivant,” has returned to Germany. Upon meeting Moritz on a bridge, he pushes him into a river accindentally, but tries to search him. Failing to find his brother, Konstantin leaves, thinking that Moritz had died from the fall. He then slips into the role of his brother, particularly savoring the budding relationship with Theresa. But Moritz is not dead, and he’s not happy that Konstantin has taken his life and fallen in love with Theresa.
Episodes 1601–1814: Marlene and Konstantin Riedmüller
The young music agent and accomplished pianist, Marlene Schweitzer, arrives at the Fürstenhof to help obtain a singing engagement there for her mother, Natascha Schweitzer. When her mother arrives at Fürstenhof, she falls in love with the same attractive man that Marlene already lost her heart to when they first met: the charming barkeeper Konstantin Riedmüller. Marlene has had hardly any experiences with men, unlike her mother, who immediately throws herself into an affair with Konstantin. Marlene has always stood in the shadow of her self-confident mother. Fortunately she finds a friend in the young chambermaid Mandy Meier, who wants to help Marlene obtain greater self-confidence, and encourages her to be more feminine. It is after that when Marlene and Dr. Michael Niederbühl fall in love with each other and get engaged. Marlene tries to forget ever being in love with Konstantin and pursuing a life together with Michael. She and Konstantin become best friends. Later on, in Natascha's and Konstantin's relationship, they get engaged and Natascha becomes pregnant with Konstantin's child. Shortly after, she has an abortion and lies to Konstantin that she has lost the baby. Near the end, in their relationship Konstantin distances himself from Natascha and cancelles the wedding, when he realises that he's really in love with Marlene. At first Marlene tries to stay with Michael, but when they kiss and end up sleeping together, she decides that Konstantin is still her true love and breaks of her engagement with Michael.
|Actors||Character Name||Follow||Original Air Date||Guest Appearances|
|Season 1 • Episodes 1–313|
|Henriette Richter-Röhl||Laura Saalfeld, née Mahler||1–313||2005–2007||998–1001 (2010)|
|Gregory B. Waldis||Alexander Saalfeld||1–313||2005–2007||385–387 (2007)
|Season 2 • Episodes 314–520|
|Lorenzo Patané||Robert Saalfeld||1–520||2005–2007||998–1001 (2010)|
|Inez Bjørg David||Miriam Saalfeld, née von Heidenberg †||189–520||2006–2007||739–742 (2008)
Death in episode 1117 (2010)
|Season 3 • Episodes 521–703|
|Christof Arnold||Dr. Gregor Bergmeister||134–704||2006–2008|
|Dominique Siassia||Samia Bergmeister, née Obote, adopted Gruber||356–704||2007–2008|
|Season 4 • Episodes 704–914|
|Martin Gruber||Felix Saalfeld, adopted Tarrasch||273–914||2006–2009||1022–1025 (2010)
|Ivanka Brekalo||Emma Saalfeld, née Strobl||590–914||2008–2009||1019–1025 (2010)
|Season 5 • Episodes 934–1117|
|Wolfgang Cerny||Lukas Zastrow||897–1117||2009–2010|
|Sarah Stork||Sandra Zastrow, née Ostermeyer||934–1117||2009–2010|
|Season 6 • Episodes 1118–1391|
|Uta Kargel||Eva Saalfeld, née Krendlinger||1087–1391||2010–2011|
|Lorenzo Patané||Robert Saalfeld||1099–1391||2010–2011|
|Season 7 • Episodes 1392–1600|
|Ines Lutz||Theresa Burger alias Nina Westphal||1377–1600||2011–2012|
|Daniel Fünffrock||Moritz van Norden, adopted, birth name: Nero #2||1408–1600||2011–2012|
|Season 8 • Episodes 1601–1814|
|Moritz Tittel||Konstantin Riedmüller, adopted, birth name: Nero||1391–1814||2011–2013|
|Lucy Scherer||Marlene Riedmüller, née Schweitzer||1570–1814||2012–2013|
|Season 9 • Episodes 1815–2066|
|Christian Feist||Leonard Stahl||1778–2066||2013–2014|
|Liza Tzschirner||Pauline Stahl, née Jentzsch||1781–2066||2013–2014|
|Season 10 • Episodes 2067–|
|Jennifer Newrkla||Julia Wegener||2053–||2014–|
|Jan Hartmann||Niklas Stahl||2062–||2014–|
Current main characters
|Dirk Galuba||Werner Saalfeld, né Hans-Werner Konopka||1–||2005–|
|Sepp Schauer||Alfons Sonnbichler||1–||2005–|
|Antje Hagen||Hildegard Sonnbichler, née Hansen||1–||2005–|
|Mona Seefried||Charlotte Saalfeld||1–150, 295–381, 560–712, 857–||2005–2006, 2007, 2008, 2009–|
|Joachim Lätsch||André Konopka||513–||2007–|
|Florian Stadler||Nils Heinemann||726–||2008–|
|Erich Altenkopf||Dr. Michael Fremdscham||884–||2009–|
|Melanie Wiegmann||Natascha Schweitzer||1586–||2012–|
|Christin Balogh||Tina Kessler||1763–||2013–|
|Dietrich Adam||Friedrich Stahl||1784–||2013–|
|Nadine Warmuth||Patrizia Dietrich||1796–||2013–|
|Kai Albrecht||Sebastian Wegener||2053–||2014–|
|Birte Wentzek||Penelope "Poppy" Schweitzer||2091–||2014–|
Current supporting actors
|Christoph Krix||Detective Inspector Meyser||93–||2006–||Occasional appearances|
|Sebastian Fritz||Jonas Dammann, accept., né Nebel #2||2014–2069, 2095–||2014–|
Former main actors
|Claudia Wenzel||Corinna "Cora" Franke||1–110||2005–2006|
|Wookie Mayer||Viola Hochleitner, née Liebertz||107–184, 283–298, 1038–1043, 1251–1262, 1550–1560||2006, 2006–2007, 2010, 2011, 2012|
|Simone Heher||Katharina Klinker-Emden||4–194||2005–2006|
|Isabella Jantz||Marie Sonnbichler #1||3–155, 184–289||2005–2006, 2006|
|Miriam Krause||Helen Marinelli||169–313, 938–980, 1193–1205||2006–2007, 2009, 2010|
|Florian Böhm||Mike Dreschke †||1–101, 219–371 (News of his death in episode 516)||2005–2006, 2006–2007|
|Wayne Carpendale||Lars Hoffmann †||69–155, 312–371||2006, 2007|
|Mirja Mahir||Nora Dammann||336–471||2007|
|Isabelle von Siebenthal||Vera Obote, née Roth||425–580||2007–2008|
|Anna Angelina Wolfers||Leonie Preisinger||455–602||2007–2008|
|Wayne Carpendale||Marc Kohlweyer, adopted, birth name: Hoffmann||517–602||2007–2008|
|Nils Brunkhorst||Philipp Kronleitner||567–636||2008|
|Caroline Beil||Fiona Marquardt †||477–668||2007–2008|
|Susanne Huber||Elisabeth Gruber, née Saalfeld †||156–451, 663–689||2006–2007, 2008|
|Jessica Boehrs||Jana Schneider||572–703||2008|
|Susan Hoecke||Viktoria Tarrasch||329–848, 912–914||2007–2009, 2009|
|Michael Zittel||Johann Gruber||247–602, 675–711, 813–866, 906–914||2006–2008, 2008, 2009, 2009|
|Heike Drinker||Dr. Evelyn Konopka||707–866||2008–2009|
|Lila Nil Gürmen||Franziska "Fanny" Schönbauer||866–934||2009|
|Ute Katharina Kampowsky||Annika Bruckner †||872–934||2009|
|Annabelle Leip||Marie Bruckner, née Sonnbichler #2||713–1021, 1581–1592, 1743–1749||2008–2010, 2012, 2013|
|Golo Euler||Hendrik Bruckner||869–1021, 1587–1592, 1743–1749||2009–2010, 2012, 2013|
|Gabrielle Scharnitzky||Cosima Zastrow, née Hofer †||894–1112||2009–2010|
|René Oltmanns||Simon Konopka||485–1190, 2076–2081||2007–2010, 2014|
|Johannes Hauer||Ben Sponheim||504–1193||2007–2010|
|Eva-Maria May||Katja Heinemann||991–1078, 1167–1193||2010, 2010|
|Andreas Borcherding||Götz Zastrow †||1054–1296||2010–2011|
|Tobias Dürr||Markus Zastrow||1212–1372||2010–2011|
|Nicola Tiggeler||Barbara von Heidenberg, née Sachtleben||165–476, 721–883, 1090–1384, 1848–1902||2006–2007 2008–2009, 2010–2011, 2013|
|Johanna Bönninghaus||Lena Zastrow||1114–1117, 1156–1387||2010, 2010–2011|
|Andreas Thiele||Jacob Krendlinger||1082–1088, 1119–1396||2010, 2010–2011|
|Moritz Tittel||Moritz van Norden, adopted, birth name: Nero #1||1380–1407||2011|
|Julia Mitrici||Sibylle Prinzessin von Liechtenberg||1301–1420||2011|
|Kathleen Fiedler||Brigitte "Gitti" König||1364–1496||2011–2012|
|Natalie Alison||Rosalie Engel||703–1350, 1429–1556, 1681–1688, 2055–2095||2008–2011, 2011–2012, 2013, 2014|
|Judith Hildebrandt||Tanja Heinemann, née Liebertz||1–529, 957–1599||2005–2008, 2009–2012|
|Lili Gesler||Elena Majoré||1398–1635||2011–2012|
|Lara Mandoki||Mandy Meier||1562–1728||2012–2013|
|Jan van Weyde||Xaver Steindle||12–471, 516–519, 761–835, 1291–1765, 1984–1987||2005–2007, 2007, 2009, 2011–2013, 2014|
|Mareike Lindenmeyer||Kira Steindle, née König||1610–1765||2012–2013|
|Michele Oliveri||Julius König, birth name: Engel †||1399–1771||2011–2013|
|Simone Ritscher||Doris van Norden, née Dolores Nero||1366–1794||2011–2013|
|Saša Kekez||Goran Kalkbrenner||1755–2006||2013–2014|
|David Paryla||Priest Martin Windgassen||1599–2053, 2063–2066||2012–2014|
|Sarah Elena Timpe||Sabrina Heinemann, née Görres †||1619–2070 (Death in episode 2071)||2012–2014|
|Mirjam Heimann||Cornelia "Coco" Conradi||1781–2110||2013–2014|
Former supporting actors
|Jenny Gröllmann †||Inge Klinker-Emden #1||6–39||2005|
|Peter Fröhlich||Bruno Matysiak||63–73||2005–2006|
|Peter Zintner||Peter Mahler †||32–35, 88–93||2005, 2006|
|Christian Rudolf||Andreas Waagener †||6–98||2005–2006|
|Karyn of Ostholt||Inge Klinker-Emden #2||51–117||2005–2006|
|Julia Haacke||Nathalie Hoffmann||122–160||2006|
|Michael Jäger||Carsten Lorenz||134–135, 151–160||2006|
|Andreas Zimmermann||Sven Maiwald||181–194||2006|
|Bruni Löbel †||Almuth Freifrau von Thalheim †||200–214 (News of her death in episode 340)||2006|
|Hansi Kraus||Oskar Schwarzenbeck||319–371||2007|
|Robert Spitz||Andy Zacher †||404–420||2007|
|Silvia Seidel †||Rita von Scharndorf||406–425||2007|
|Marian Lösch||Jonas Nebel #1||232–244, 287–292, 445–453||2006, 2006, 2007|
|Aloysius Itoka||Joshua Obote †||527–571||2008|
|Olga Kolb||Kira Szepanski||676–699||2008|
|Vanessa Jung||Karla Müller||761–781||2009|
|Daniel Schäfer||Fred Neumann †||785–793||2009|
|Hans Heller||Herbert Sponheim||793–805||2009|
|Horst Janson||Dr. Paul Wielander †||755–774, 831–834||2008–2009, 2009|
|Verena Zimmermann||Sonja Felder||789–805, 835–850||2009, 2009|
|Werner Haindl||Karl Strobl||847–855, 913–914||2009, 2009|
|Marijam Agischewa||Susanne Bruckner||919–929||2009|
|Björn Grundies||Harald "Harry" Lugauer||980–1017||2009–2010|
|Joseph M’Barek||Jimmy Engelhard||819–830, 1042–1045||2009, 2010|
|Steffen Nowak||Philipp Octoir||960–969, 1102–1108||2009, 2010|
|Isis Krüger||Astrid Ostermeyer||934–1117||2009–2010|
|Arthur Galiandin||Yordan Zerwenkow||384–409, 1121–1125||2007, 2010|
|Matthias Beier||Alain Briand †||1144–1179||2010|
|Marie-Ernestine Worch||Maike Konopka, née Steenkamp||1111–1190||2010|
|Wolfgang Riehm||Jasper Steenkamp||1127–1137, 1186–1190||2010, 2010|
|Olivia Pascal||Felicitas Strehle||1090–1110, 1217–1223||2010, 2010–2011|
|Angela Ascher||Sabrina "Chandana" Wagner||1208–1235||2010–2011|
|Christiane Blumhoff||Cordula van Dering||721–736, 1240–1243||2008, 2011|
|Wolfgang Freundorfer||Franz Hochleitner||163–184, 283–298, 1251–1262||2006, 2006–2007, 2011|
|Patrick Wolff||Stephan Winter||1160–1170, 1276–1278||2010, 2011|
|Luise Deschauer||Käthe Hansen||1262–1325||2011|
|Sabine Bach||Jenny Fürstin von Liechtenberg, née Zimmermann||1330–1356||2011|
|Wolfgang Grindemann||Dr. Axel Brunner||322–323, 1105–1106, 1339–1360||2007, 2010, 2011|
|Daniela Kiefer||Dr. Nadja Löwenstein||1344–1370||2011|
|Lea Marlen Woitack||Deborah Ann "Debbie" Williams||1344–1396||2011|
|Janusz Cichocki||Jenö Majoré||1398–1410, 1432–1435||2011, 2011|
|Sebastian Deyle||Maximilian "Maxim" Klinker-Emden||6-124, 177–246, 1429–1442||2005–2006, 2006, 2012|
|Aviva Joel||Pilar Riedmüller †||1391–1392, 1483–1498||2011, 2012|
|Leander Lichti||Christian Weidenfels||1489–1504||2012|
|Mark-Alexander Solf||Jan Augustin||1507–1516||2012|
|Anna Lena Class||Lilly Schürmann||1516–1533||2012|
|Kerstin Gähte||Nicola Westphal †||1499–1553||2012|
|Nina Schmieder||Kristin Nörtlinger||1517–1582||2012|
|Ralph Schicha||Hans Burger||1528–1552, 1590–1599||2012, 2012|
|Philipp Sonntag||Alois Pachmeyer||405–1627||2007–2012|
|Christoph Wettstein||Urs Grosswihler||890–1644||2009–2012|
|Tobias Hoesl||Ari Fleischmann||1669–1683||2012–2013|
|Mirco Wallraf||Gonzalo Pastoriza||1689–1701||2013|
|Veronika-Marie von Quast||Roswitha "Rosi" Zwick||511–1709||2007–2013|
|Janis Kilian Witting||Mike Bärmann||1706–1715||2013|
|Alfonso Losa||Thiago Hildebrandt||1717–1728||2013|
|Bernhard Bozian||Damian Zollinger||1735–1745||2013|
|Tobias Maehler||Dr. Markus Drescher||1750–1771||2013|
|Kerstin Gähte||Franziska Appelt||1757–1786||2013|
|Guido Broscheit||Veit Bergmann||1702–1730, 1809–1813||2013, 2013|
|Werner Opitz||Eberhard Schuster||1775–1780, 1802–1822||2013, 2013|
|Holger C. Gotha||Curd Heinemann||1066–1078, 1270–1291, 1372–1387, 1824–1849||2010, 2011, 2011, 2013|
|Petra Berndt||Magdalena Murnau||1855–1915||2013–2014|
|Sepp Schauer||Gustl Moosburger||986–992, 1023–1033, 1307–1325, 1667–1671, 1900–1916||2009–2010, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013–2014|
|Günter Bubbnik||Tobias Blume||1924–1936||2014|
|Florian Reiners||Chris Brenner †||1945–1965||2014|
|Daniel Buder||Daniel Brückner||1896–2013||2013–2014|
|Timothy Peach||Dr. Andreas Erhardt||1412–1421, 2020–2036||2011, 2014|
|Lilian Naumann||Nun Helene Hagendorf (civil name: Lilly Hagendorf)||2008–2053||2014|
|Samuel Koch||Tim Adler||2043–2075||2014|
|Matthias Brüggenolte||Jochen "Jo" Möller||2073–2095||2014|
Celebrity Guest Performer
|Patrick Lindner||Patrick Lindner||117–118||2006|
|Monica Lierhaus||Monica Winter||445–446||2007|
|Maria Riesch||Maria Riesch||666||2008|
|Ramona Leiß||Helga Hölzl||696–701||2008|
|Alfons Schuhbeck||Alfons Schuhbeck||722–723||2008|
|Florian Simbeck||Dr. Klein||863–865||2009|
|Thomas Gottschalk||Thomas Gottschalk||895||2009|
|Albert Fortell||Dr. Wolfgang Degen||1061–1067||2010|
|Nina Ruge||Nina Ruge||1154–1156||2010|
|Andreas Geremia||Andreas "Gerre" Geremia||1259–1262||2011|
|Bobby Schottkowski||Bobby Schottkowski||1259–1262||2011|
|Alexander Mazza||Viktor Sparmann||1435–1440||2011|
|Magdalena Neuner||Magdalena Neuner||1446–1449||2012|
|Samira El Ouassil||Sina Flock||1738–1740, 1835–1838, 1914–1915||2013, 2013, 2014|
|Leslie Mandoki||Leslie Mandoki||2105||2014|
The Bavaria TV Production GmbH (until 31 January 2007: Bavaria Film GmbH) produces the series since the summer of 2005 in the studios of Bavaria Film in Green Forest in Munich. Per day of shooting creates a complete sequence (Length 48 minutes, episode 111–150: 43 minutes). Storm of Love is produced digitally: The external rotation, the images stored directly to disk, the interior rotation is recorded on a deck. The cameras are all connected directly by cable to the cut. Since episode 447 the series in widescreen format 16:9 is broadcast. Chief author of the series Peter Sweet is. ARD Degeto is responsible for editorial work, but also transfers it to the WDR and in part from the BR.
Originally as a telenovela created with 100 episodes,stormof lovehas been extended several times. Meanwhile, in 1270 episodes planned . This feature of the genre of the finiteness of a soap opera was cancelled trend. Since all the other features for the characterisation of a telenovela – and differentiation from other genres such as the soap opera – have been maintained despite the extensions, is one of lovestormstill one of the telenovelas.
Each main plot arc of the series is dubbed by a female lead and the voice over, a heritage from the original telenovela concept of an internal cohesion. This voice-over-starring roles played Henriette Richter-Röhl (episodes 1–313 from September 26, 2005 to January 31, 2007), Inez Bjørg David (episodes 319–520 from February 12 to December 18, 2007), Dominique Siassia (episodes 528–703 from January 4 to October 8, 2008), Ivanka Brekalo (episodes 704–914 from October 9, 2008 to September 14, 2009), Ute Katharina Kampowsky (episodes 915–933 from September 15 to October 9, 2009 in a transitional season), Sarah Stork (episodes 934–1117 from October 12, 2009 to August 5, 2010), Uta Kargel (episodes 1118–1391 from August 6, 2010 to October 10, 2011), Ines Lutz (episodes 1392–1600 from October 11, 2011 to September 5, 2012), Lucy Scherer (episodes 1601–1813 from September 6, 2012 to August 1, 2013) and Liza Tzschirner (episodes 1815– since August 5, 2013).
On 26 January 2010 was broadcast the episode 1000th The anniversary was telenovela script comes with a big party and fireworks to "250 years Fürstenhof implemented Following this episode was one of Sepp Schauer (Alfons Sonnbichler) and Judith Hildebrandt (Tanja Liebertz) moderated, 50 -minute "anniversary special storm of love – happiness and tears at the court." aired a special broadcast on ARD and ORF 2
With each new season, a new header is assembled, which initiates the respective impacts and introduces the most important roles of the main season. Within the season of the bias is changed only slightly. Previous versions:
- Season 1: Henriette Richter-Röhl, Gregory B. Waldis, Dirk Galuba, Mona Seefried (later: Inez Bjørg David & Nicola Tiggeler), Claudia Wenzel (later: Antje Hagen & Sepp Schauer), Lorenzo Patané
- Season 2: Inez Bjørg David, Lorenzo Patané, Dirk Galuba, Nicola Tiggeler, Antje Hagen & Sepp Schauer, Judith Hildebrandt
- Season 3: Dominique Siassia, Christof Arnold, Dirk Galuba, Antje Hagen & Sepp Schauer, Joachim Lätsch & Caroline Beil, Anna Angelina Wolfers, Martin Gruber & Susan Hoecke
- Season 4: Ivanka Brekalo, Martin Gruber, Dirk Galuba, Antje Hagen & Sepp Schauer, René Oltmanns & Joachim Lätsch & Heike Trinker, Nicola Tiggeler, Natalie Alison, Susan Hoecke
- Season 5: Sarah Stork, Wolfgang Cerny, Dirk Galuba, Antje Hagen & Sepp Schauer, Mona Seefried, René Oltmanns & Joachim Lätsch, Gabrielle Scharnitzky & Natalie Alison, Florian Stadler & Johannes Hauer
- Season 6: Uta Kargel, Lorenzo Patané, Mona Seefried & Dirk Galuba, Antje Hagen & Sepp Schauer, Natalie Alison & René Oltmanns & Joachim Lätsch, Andreas Borcherding & Nicola Tiggeler, Florian Stadler & Johannes Hauer (later: Erich Altenkopf & Judith Hildebrandt & Florian Stadler)
- Season 7: Ines Lutz, Moritz Tittel & Daniel Fünffrock, Mona Seefried & Dirk Galuba, Antje Hagen & Sepp Schauer, Natalie Alison (later: Erich Altenkopf) & Joachim Lätsch, Simone Ritscher, Erich Altenkopf (later: Jan van Weyde) & Judith Hildebrandt & Florian Stadler
- Season 8: Lucy Scherer & Moritz Tittel, Melanie Wiegmann, Mona Seefried & Dirk Galuba, Antje Hagen & Sepp Schauer, Simone Ritscher, Michele Oliveri, Erich Altenkopf & Joachim Lätsch, Jan van Weyde (later: David Paryla) & Florian Stadler
- Season 9: Liza Tzschirner, Christian Feist, Mona Seefried & Dirk Galuba, Antje Hagen & Sepp Schauer, Nadine Warmuth & Dietrich Adam, Erich Altenkopf & Melanie Wiegmann & Joachim Lätsch, Sarah Elena Timpe & Florian Stadler & David Paryla
- Season 10: Jennifer Newrkla, Jan Hartmann, Dirk Galuba & Mona Seefried & Dietrich Adam, Antje Hagen & Sepp Schauer, Nadine Warmuth & Kai Albrecht, Erich Altenkopf & Melanie Wiegmann & Joachim Lätsch, Christin Balogh & Florian Stadler
Page sequence 161, the actor in the title are called alphabetically.
The exterior design for the fiction e Hotel "Fürstenhof" is a private castle in the Upper Bavarian village of Vagen. The shooting is basically for the public is not accessible.
On the site of Bavaria Film GmbH in Green Forest Geiselgasteig In addition, a villa in the Bavaria Film City ( ). Since March 2006, filmed for the renovated West Wingthe prince's court. For this, the facade of the Villa man wasusedin 2000 as a backdrop for the historical dramaThe Manns - Novel of a Century was built. Modeled after the original gate was renovated and rebuilt. This setting is played from the inside. In difficult weather conditions during the winter months because of the proximity to the studio, shot mostly here.
Between the scenes of the soap opera landscape studies are recorded, which are adapted to the seasonal flow. The recordings are from the foothills of the Alps. Between these scenes alternate and separate the individual scenes in the plot.
In episode 1193 to 1195 have Robert Saalfeld (Lorenzo Patané), Eva Krendlinger (Uta Kargel), Hildegard Sonnbichler (Antje Hagen) and husband Alfonso (Sepp Schauer) three days in Verona, northern Italy spent. The German actor spoke in the scenes in German and their Italian colleagues Selene Gandini, Fabio Mazzari and Enrico Mutti responded in their language. In the latter post-production were synchronised.
Each pair of protagonists in Storm of Love has a common love song that unites them.
- In the first season at Laura and Alexander, this was Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon & Garfunkel.
- Alexander's rival with Laura Gregory had the song Stand by Me by Ben E. King.
- In the second season, which intensively studied with the love life of Robert and Miriam, was the song of the two Your Song by Elton John. During the season Miriam was married to Felix Tarrasch. Their common song was Total Eclipse of the Heart in the sung version of Glee.
- The love song from the third season with Greg and Samia was I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston, which is already on the soundtrack for the film The Bodyguard was used.
- The love story of Emma and Felix was accompanied with the song Moon River by Barbra Streisand.
- Sandra and Luke, the pair connects the fifth season, the song Without You by Harry Nilsson.
- The Love Song of the lovers Eva and Robert, When You Say Nothing at All by Ronan Keating.
- Theresa and Moritz: Billy Joel – Honesty
- Theresa and Konstantin: Billy Joel – Just the Way You Are
- Marlene and Konstantin: Elvis Presley – Can't Help Falling in Love
- Pauline and Leonard: Lee Hazlewood & Nancy Sinatra – Summer Wine
- Julia and Niklas: Debby Boone – You Light Up My Life
Always five episodes will be produced in a block of five days. On each block work two directors who is a responsible for studio shooting, the other for the parallel emerging field recording.
In the first six months, the market share steadily to over 20 percent at most about 3 million viewers. The target audience of 14 – to 49-year-olds regularly reaches an audience of over 10 percent  But there were episodes with much longer range.
"Regularly seek the ARD Telenovela" Sturm der Liebe "market shares of more than 25 percent of the public for three years from – the place in the top 5 of the Public Service program is the production of the Bavaria Film therefore safe."
– Quote meters Some standard internal records  26 September 2005: Episode 1: It reached 1.04 million viewers, an audience rating of 10.3%. 3. April 2006: Episode 121: The audience rises to over 25%. 6. August 2007: Episode 432: The most successful and September 2009, following 3.03 million viewers, a market share of 32.0%. 1. February 2008: Episode 544: 3.21 million viewers with an audience share of 25.1%, 11.5% of the young target group 14. September 2009: Episode 914: The most successful result with 3.28 million viewers, a market share of 27.9% 26. January 2010: 1000 Episode: The anniversary saw 3.13 million viewers, which is a market share of 24.1%. The special storm of love – happiness and tears at the court saw 2.2 million viewers, market share 15.2%. The best value in its third season was 29.7 percent market share. 3.44 million viewers, the range record set in season two there were only 3.95 million viewers, the peak labelled .
Repetition and transmission blocks
The episodes are broadcast on a fixed channel position of the ARD. All third party programs repeat the series in the morning program on the following day. In addition, there is a repeat in the night. As part of the internet in the last episodes of ARD library will be available. For the curious, there are on the web site of the ARD a synopsis and a cast list for four weeks in advance. The hr-TV, the first episodes of the telenovela was repeated. But decided the third programs (according to own data) to repeat only new episodes, since storm of love alone is a trademark of ARD.
ORF has bought the serial rights and repeated the following morning on each ORF2.
In January 2007, published monthly in the pocket guide series Publisher Cora storm of love. Here are written by Johanna Theden of the scripts be rejected novels. As the title pictures stills from the TV series are used.
As of July 2006 saw the storm of love – photo story. The first volume came as a photo book, the romantic love story of Laura and Alexander to be reprinted. The second edition was issued in August 2008, and showed the stars of the series in exciting scenes. Are complemented by background information on the novels series. The series is published once a year. The author remains anonymous.
Prizes and Awards
- 2010: German TV Award 2010 in the category Best daily series.
- 2009: On Fantag Sepp Schauer received the Fan Award (from 50,000 votes) on the grounds of Bavaria.
- 2008: Premio Napoli Classic for Cultural and Martin Gruber Susan Hoecke as Victoria and Felix Tarrasch.
- 2007: Premio Napoli Cultural Classic for Lorenzo Patané as Robert Saalfeld.
- 2007: Smoke-free seal for storm of love because of the deliberate decision on smoking characters.
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