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Wish Me Luck

Series 1
(DVD - 2009 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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"At the height of World War II, France is occupied and all of England is in peril. Col. James "Cad" Cadogan will use any means necessary to get the intelligence he needs, even sending civilians to work undercover behind enemy lines. Based on the real-life stories of women recruited by Britain's Special Operations Executive, this suspenseful drama series follows wife and mother Liz Grainger and half-Jewish factory girl Matty Firman from training in England through the terror of their daily lives in Nazi-occupied France."--Container.
Title: Wish me luck
Series 1
[videorecording]
Publisher: [Silver Spring, Md.] : Distributed exclusively by Acorn Media, [2009]
Edition: Full screen
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (ca. 388 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in
Statement of Responsibility: ITV Global ; series created by Jill Hyem and Lavinia Warner ; written by Jill Hyem, Colin Shindler, and Kevin Clarke ; directed by Gordon Flemyng ; produced by Colin Shindler and Lavinia Warner
Notes: Title from container
Originally broadcast on public television as individual episodes
DVD features: historical background on the real operation that inspired the series; photo gallery
Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy
Contents: Disc 1. episodes 1-4
disc 2. episodes 5-8 ; bonus material
Summary: "At the height of World War II, France is occupied and all of England is in peril. Col. James "Cad" Cadogan will use any means necessary to get the intelligence he needs, even sending civilians to work undercover behind enemy lines. Based on the real-life stories of women recruited by Britain's Special Operations Executive, this suspenseful drama series follows wife and mother Liz Grainger and half-Jewish factory girl Matty Firman from training in England through the terror of their daily lives in Nazi-occupied France."--Container.
Branch Call Number: DVD Drama WISH1
Performers: Kate Buffery, Suzanna Hamilton, Jane Asher Glover, Warren Clarke.
System Details: DVD, 4:3 full screen; Dolby digital
Subject Headings: World War, 1939-1945 England Drama World War, 1939-1945 Underground movements France Drama
Genre/Form: Historical television programs
Fiction television programs
Television series
Topical Term: World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945
Publisher No: AMP-8348 Acorn Media
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Based on the real-life stories of women recruited by Britain's Special Operations Executive, this suspenseful drama series follows wife and mother Liz Grainger and half-Jewish factory girl Matty Firman from training in England through the terror of their daily lives in Nazi-occupied France.


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May 08, 2014
  • Lavenderseas rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This is a great series!!!! Highly recommend to BBC fans. The series takes on some issues in ways not commonly seen in movies. Refreshing. Excellent.

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