Wish Me Luck: Series 1

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Overview

The popular London Weekend Television drama series Wish Me Luck originally aired in Britain from January 1988 through February 1990; set in World War II-era, Nazi-occupied France, it begins with Colonel James "Cad" Cadogan (Julian Glover), a military man willing to do literally anything necessary to obtain the information he needs - even if it means putting the lives or safety of others at risk by sending them undercover behind enemy lines. Episodes follow two women enduring this plight - a wife and mother named ...
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Overview

The popular London Weekend Television drama series Wish Me Luck originally aired in Britain from January 1988 through February 1990; set in World War II-era, Nazi-occupied France, it begins with Colonel James "Cad" Cadogan (Julian Glover), a military man willing to do literally anything necessary to obtain the information he needs - even if it means putting the lives or safety of others at risk by sending them undercover behind enemy lines. Episodes follow two women enduring this plight - a wife and mother named Liz Grainger (Kate Buffery) and a half-Jewish factory worker called Matty Firman (Suzanna Hamilton) - as they slip through day to day situations and attempt to evade detection. This set presents the first eight episodes of the program (all of Series One) as they originally aired.
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Special Features

Historical background on the real operation that inspired the series and photo gallery
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/16/2010
  • UPC: 054961834891
  • Rating:

  • Source: Acorn Media
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 6:28:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 25,894

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Wish Me Luck: Series 1
1. Questions [7:43]
2. Why? [7:50]
3. Matty [8:45]
4. Recruitment [9:20]
5. Women [8:09]
6. Personality [5:30]
1. Rejected [7:43]
2. Letters [7:50]
3. Wireless [8:45]
4. Substitutes [9:20]
5. Precautions [8:09]
6. Je M'Appelle [5:30]
1. Arrival [7:43]
2. L'Eglise [7:50]
3. V Ok [8:45]
4. L'Hotel [9:20]
5. Spot Check [8:09]
6. Blitz [5:30]
1. Detection [7:56]
2. Library [10:25]
3. Magnifique [9:16]
4. Headquarters [7:09]
5. Routine [7:23]
6. La Pluie [7:29]
Disc #2 -- Wish Me Luck: Series 1
1. Endless Concentration [7:40]
2. Late [8:48]
3. Messages [7:27]
4. Returning [7:53]
5. Sois Sage [8:57]
6. Proposition [7:04]
1. British Soil [7:40]
2. Reunion [8:48]
3. Bombardement [7:27]
4. Cadeau [7:53]
5. Diversion [8:57]
6. The Truth [7:04]
1. Captured [7:40]
2. Sheer Humiliation [8:48]
3. Double Agent [7:27]
4. Exceptional [7:53]
5. Not Her [8:57]
6. Need to Know [7:04]
1. Gestapo [9:28]
2. Betrayal [7:15]
3. Acceptance [8:27]
4. No Need [7:45]
5. Au Revoir [8:03]
6. Stay Awake [10:18]
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Disc #1 -- Wish Me Luck: Series 1
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   Episode Selection
      Episode 1
      Episode 2
      Episode 3
      Episode 4
   Scene Index
      Episode 1
      Episode 2
      Episode 3
      Episode 4
Disc #2 -- Wish Me Luck: Series 1
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   Episode Selection
      Episode 5
      Episode 6
      Episode 7
      Episode 8
   Scene Index
      Episode 5
      Episode 6
      Episode 7
      Episode 8
   Lady Spies
   Photo Gallery
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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    Edge of your seat

    This series left me wanting more. It is full of historical information , but much more. The acting is stellar and the plot line is ingrossing.I'm a radical anglofile and this was right up my alley. More please...

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