Second series of drama about an escape organisation for crashed allied airmen in europe. Secret army series 3 4dvd box set secret army series three nonusa format, pal, reg. I watched it as a kid and the opening titles and music really scared me. The definition back in those days was of course poorer than we are used to today, but not enough to spoil the enjoyment and excitement of what was, and is, very tense and at times menacing viewing. Fairly secret army episode 1 geoffrey palmer comedy channel 4 1984. Perhaps a certain episode of a particular series coincided with a key moment in your life, or in world events and or has left a vivid memory of when it was shown. It is about the adventures of a second world war belgian resistance organization called. With douglas henshall, debbey clitheroe, robert copsey, william beresford davies. This is a complete episode list for the bbc television series secret army, which ran for three series from 7 september 1977 until 15 december 1979 the series follows the members of a belgian secret group lifeline, dedicated to enabling allied airmen to escape to britain, usually after they had been shot down by the luftwaffe. A permanent v2 site is discovered on the belgiandutch border, and bradley plans a raid with the resistance and the army of concealed airmen. Watch full episodes from the uktv network on uktv play. Secret army the complete bbc series dvd boxset trailer. There can be no doubt that the best kept secret war was the penetration by british intelligence of the german codes known as enigma. Monique is still being wrongly accused by the belgians of collaborating with the germans, and she faces severe punishmen.
The previous series of secret army are available using the same player as youtube. Heres episode 1 of 7 of the second series of the brilliantly funny fairly secret army. A huge bombing raid on berlin changes major brandts life for ever. The definition back in those days was of course poorer than we are used to today, but not enough to spoil the enjoyment and excitement of what was. Secret army is an awesome book about children training to become secret war agents to destroy germany form within. A group of modernday volunteers undertake the soe agent training programme. A must for all those who have fond memories of the tv series of the 1970s. Fairly secret army episode 1 geoffrey palmer comedy channel 4 1984 duration. The classic drama series following the lives of characters from secret army after world war ii. With bernard hepton, angela richards, clifford rose, juliet hammond. Season 3, episode 12 of the series secret army the allied liberation of brussels paradoxically brings terror for the former lifeline workers. Watch secret army season 2, episode 2 russian roulette.
With geoffrey palmer, diane fletcher, michael robbins, liz fraser. To correct episode titles click through the episode and submit corrections via the specific list provider. Devised and produced by the legendary gerard glaister the expert, colditz, the brothers, the awardwinning bbc series secret army, starring bernard hepton, angela richards, clifford rose, juliet hammondhill and jan francis, is a gripping and authentic portrayal of the lives of a group of belgian resistance members and their german oppressors. While coping with the shocking loss of one of their own, the people of lifeline need to help some russian evaders. When albert hears about a german infiltrator in lifeline, hes faced with difficult decisions. Fairly secret army is a british sitcom which ran to thirteen. Secret army tv show season 2 episodes list next episode. Brandts continuing grief over losing his wife leads him to drink heavily, to kesslers concern. The series has an authentic feel about it and truely captures the tension in occupied europe. The organisation set up in 1940 to rescue raf aircrew from the hands of the gastapo. Watch secret army online full episodes of season 1 yidio.
This is a fantastic series that was well written and perfectly cast. Five episodes of series 2 were not retained by the bbc archives, but two of those episodes, operation kilt and the battle of godfreys cottage, were located in 2001. For more info about the series visit the excellent fan site le candide. In this novel henderson and his boys have to fight to keep there training programme going and to do this they have to parachute into hostile area, capture an anti aircraft gun and return to.
Lisa codename yvette at 5pm monday 12th november, repeated at 9pm and 10am the next day. The belgian resistance, with the aid of downed raf airmen and a british major, assault a v 2 rocket base in nazi occupied belgium. A guide listing the titles and air dates for episodes of the tv series secret army. Fairly secret army series 2 ep 1 of 7 ive got a job for you by videocurios. It has been overshadowed by the success of allo allo, which is a great shame.
The sixpart serial is a sequel to the second world war drama secret army, picking up the hunt for a character from that series decades later. Season 3, episode 14 of the series secret army 1969. The series was repeated on british cable tv a couple of years ago, and i watched every episode. The series follows molly on her first deployment as a serving army medic against the backdrop of the british army s withdrawal from afghanistan. Find out when secret army is on tv, including series 2 episode. It was produced by the same team that made colditz and features a few actors in common with that series. Ep 1 9777 the first episode of secret army introduces lifeline, a second world war belgian resistance organization based in brussels which helps allied aircrew to escape capture by the. Secret army is a television drama made by the bbc and the belgian national broadcaster brt now vrt created by gerard glaister. This show has been oveshadowed by allo allo which came later and ws a. Immersive history series focusing on one of world war iis most covert organisations, britains special operations executive. In contrast to many contemporary dramas that run for 6 or 8 weeks, series 1 of secret army ran for 16 episodes and each episode gets better and better.
The acting is superb and the storylines strong and compelling. Taking the secret out of the secret army by california assembly democrats. During world war ii, a belgian resistance movement called lifeline, based in brussels, organises the return of allied airmen who have been shot down by the luftwaffe to the united kingdom. Oct 06, 2007 secret army episode 8 part 2 of 6 bfkate. Albert, monique, natalie and alain are invited to take part in a british tv documentary in.
The series tells the story of a fictional belgian resistance movement in germanoccupied belgium during the second world war dedicated to returning allied airmen, usually having been shot down by the luftwaffe, to great britain. The future of lifeline is jeopardized by the activities of a flight. Bernard hepton, angela richards, clifford rose, juliet hammond, terrence hardiman, ron pember, valentine dyall, hazel mcbride, ralph bates, richard beale, michael e. Find out when secret army is on tv, including series 2episode. Oct 06, 2007 fairly secret army series 2 ep 2 of 7 odd chaps, women duration. She hides him, but is so frightened that she calls major brandt, a childhood friend of her late son.
Secret army is a 1970s drama centred around a world war ii belgian resistance group called lifeline, operating in and around brussels, loosely based on the reallife comet line. This is an old british show made by the bbc in the late 1970s. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Im sorry i cant help you, but secret army was a fantastic series. Bradley introduces himself to kessler posing as a german colleague and dines with him at the candide to gain valuable information. Secret army my country life cop this reaction time part 1 of 2. While alain has to hide two airmen, a neighbouring farmer finds an injured german fighter pilot on his land. Secret army tv series 19771979 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. There is a link to youtube where you can have a listen to the accents for yourself. Shortly after the opening of the new restaurant candide, lifeline faces a tough task. Fairly secret army is a british sitcom which ran to thirteen episodes over two series between 1984 and 1986.
Secret army series 3 dvd 1977 this was the first series that we actually saw on the television having seen an episode in passing. For more info about the series visit the excellent fan site le candide, at. When one of the planes is shot down on its return jo. For us airdates of foreign shows, click through to the futon. Le candide dedicated to the classic bbc tv series secret. Watch all secret army episodes from season 2,view pictures, get episode information and more. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on youtube. The series develops well as characters are built up and plots thicken. Briant, secret army complete series 3 4dvd box set secret army series three. Though not a direct spinoff from the fall and rise of reginald perrin, the lead character, major harry truscott, was very similar to geoffrey palmers character of jimmy in that series, and the scripts were written by reginald perrins creator and writer david nobbs. However, this account, recounted by some of the men and woman involved and chiefly shot on location in the actual. The earlier series became increasingly darker as they progressed and the final series was a triumph of acting and story line. The secret army episode guide includes recaps for every episode from every season and a full list of where you can watch episodes online instantly.
Fairly secret army series 2 ep 1 of 7 ive got a job. Four people arrive in brussels, determined to unmask war criminal ludwig kessler. A downed british airman approaches madame bidout, an elderly englishwoman and asks her for help. Secret army begins a repeat run on uk tv history freeview this week with episode 1. A retired british army major tries to fight the forces of anarchy by setting up a supposedly secret taskforce.
This and episode 8 form a two part story line that is, as always, superb. Secret army series and episode guides tv from radiotimes. The bbc series secret army was a tremendous hit in the 70s and these dvd repros are faithful to the originals. Season 2 guide for secret army tv series see the episodes list with schedule and episode summary. It was produced by the same team that made colditz and features a few actors in common with that series parodied by the sitcom allo allo. The whole series will be broadcast every weeknight for the next eight and a half weeks, finishing in early january. Series 1, episodes 112, save nbr 3 series 2, episodes 14.544 1129 1017 158 625 670 688 1080 183 1602 1597 518 981 1646 976 275 130 763 59 511 594 1361 967 811 209 1103 1216 332 1432 71 1110 1277 1456 1351 1038 939 185 1261