Wish Me Luck (1987–1990)

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The second world war experiences of brave women recruited as undercover agents behind enemy lines.

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 Faith Ashley (22 episodes, 1988-1990)
Michael J. Jackson ...
 Kit Vanston / ... (20 episodes, 1988-1990)
Kate Buffery ...
 Liz Grainger / ... (17 episodes, 1988-1990)
Jane Snowden ...
 Emily Whitbread aka Adele / ... (15 episodes, 1989-1990)
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 Colonel James Cadogan / ... (15 episodes, 1988-1989)
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 Colin Beale (14 episodes, 1988-1989)
Mark Anstee ...
 Luc Ferrier (11 episodes, 1989-1990)
Stuart McGugan ...
 Gordon Stewart (11 episodes, 1989-1990)
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The second world war experiences of brave women recruited as undercover agents behind enemy lines.

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Very good until three quarters thru season 2
31 August 2010 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

Back to 1987 to see really well made drama and this one a wartime one on the SOE. The first series is really very good, especially with Kate Buffery. Pretty well researched although there are a few errors and with a good feel ending which is not too lacking in veracity. Same for second season except a lot of emotionalism in the last episode and it started to unravel. The third series seems to have become lost in what is either a serious drama on the SOE or something of a Barbara Cartland novel. I have to see the last four episodes but something has really gone wrong and it is a wretched shame because it was so believable in the first two series. Now its wacky. In general though this is a first class wartime drama, far superior in its early series to anything else I have seen. I mean we have a real life Lysander here which was the aircraft type used during the war and that really is a first. Well shot but must have been expensive as a lot of vehicles and factories get blown up in a time before CGI. Julian Glover and Jane Asher do extremely well as the home front whilst Suzanna Hamilton is outstanding in the first series and Jane Snowden is good in the second series, both as radio operators, but JS is a victim of the weird plot in series three. Both these girls seemed to disappear from sight after Wish Me Luck which is a great shame.


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