Secret Army, 1977

Secret Army was a BBC Drama made with the Belgian national broadcaster BRT.

A huge hit with audiences of the day Secret Army ran for three series notching up forty three episodes along the way.  For many this is seen as the blueprint for the hit sitcom Allo! Allo!

Summary

The series tells the story of a fictional Belgian resistance movement in German occupied Belgium during the World War Two.  The resistance is dedicated to returning Allied airmen, usually having been shot down by the Luftwaffe, to Great Britain.

Once you get down to detail there are many similarities to Allo! Allo!.  For a full detailed summary click here.

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Cast

Bernard Hepton – Albert Foiret
Jan Francis – Lisa “Yvettte” Colbert
Christopher Neame – Flight Lt. John Curtis
Angela Richards – Monique Duchamps

Details

Channel: BBC1
Created By: Gerard Glaister
Original Transmission Dates: 7th September 1977 – 15th December 1979

 

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