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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A very compelling and historically accurate portrayal of the French Resistance during WW2
23 September 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Wish Me Luck has to be my all time favourite TV series. There is just something about it that captivates me even now 20 years after I first saw it! The characters were perfectly cast and gave excellent performances. Especially Kate Buffery and Michael J Jackson who I thought fitted the bill perfectly. I can't imagine anyone else playing those two characters.

This series is definitely worth watching again (or maybe for younger viewers for the first time around), especially if you're interested in the WW2 era. I think it particularly struck a chord because, although the storyline was fictional, these kind of events or similar actually did take place all those years ago and it's a stark reminder of what the Allies fought for and sacrificed so that we may have our freedom today. And it was portrayed subtly without the 'over dramatisation' some war series/films seem to add.

So if you haven't seen this already - go out and buy it!


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