Which Way To The War? 1994

We’re having a look back at some of the lesser known works from some of comedy’s greatest writers.

Which Way to the War was David Croft’s only ITV sitcom and their last World War II themed sitcom.

Despite the previous success of the writers Which Way To The War? was not generally well received and after the screening of the pilot episode, plans for a full series were never developed.


In the Western Desert of World War Two, a party of British “Desert Rats” soldiers and a party of Australian soldiers are holed up in a remote building, when an ambulance of Italian “nurses” arrive.

The soldiers find themselves stranded and soon realise that the “nurses” are actually prositutes.








William Tapley – Corporal Roy Muller
Simon Baker Denny – Private Stan Hawke
Terry John – Corporal Tony Genaro
Robert Hands – Private Jock Stewart
Sarah Payne – Mara
Nadia Sawalha – Lucia
Elisabeth Bolognini – Little Anna
Valeria Fabbri – Carla
Amanda Weston – Theresa
Jason Hall – Capt. Gregory Swift
Martin Sadler – Able One Charlie


Channel: ITV
Written By: David Croft and Jeremy Lloyd
Original Transmission Date: 19th August 1994


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