Wish Me Luck (1987–1990)

TV Series  -   -  War | Drama
7.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.5/10 from 224 users  
Reviews: 10 user | 5 critic

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

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 327 titles
created 11 Jun 2011
 
list image
a list of 84 titles
created 01 Sep 2012
 
a list of 981 titles
created 24 Sep 2012
 
a list of 377 titles
created 04 Mar 2013
 
a list of 352 titles
created 7 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Wish Me Luck" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Wish Me Luck (1987–1990)

Wish Me Luck (1987–1990) on IMDb 7.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Wish Me Luck.

Episodes

Seasons


Years



3   2   1  
1990   1989   1988  

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Secret Army (1977–1979)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

In this series, inspired by real events during World War II, the kind, intelligent and worrisome Albert Foiret runs both a café, which is the only notable public house in a small Belgian ... See full summary »

Stars: Bernard Hepton, Angela Richards, Clifford Rose
A Fatal Inversion (TV Series 1992)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

After Adam inherits a country house from his great uncle, he and his friend Rufus decide to spend the summer there instead of abroad. An odd assortment of 'house guests' turns up through ... See full summary »

Stars: Douglas Hodge, Jeremy Northam, Rachel Joyce
We'll Meet Again (TV Mini-Series 1982)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Stars: Susannah York, Michael Shannon, Patrick O'Connell
A Family at War (1970–1972)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

How the events of WW 2 affected various members of a lower middle class family in Liverpool, the emphasis being on life on the home front.

Stars: Colin Douglas, Barbara Flynn, Leslie Nunnerley
Enemy at the Door (1978–1980)
Drama | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Drama about the Nazi occupation of the Channel Islands during the Second World War.

Stars: Alfred Burke, Bernard Horsfall, Antonia Pemberton
Fortunes of War (TV Mini-Series 1987)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Guy Pringle and his new wife, Harriet, are members of the English community in Bucharest, Rumania on the eve of World War II. The film catalogs and chronicles, after the war begins, the ... See full summary »

Stars: Emma Thompson, Kenneth Branagh, Charles Kay
Tenko (1981–1984)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

WWII drama follows a group of British, Dutch, and Australian women; from the bombing of Singapore to their years spent in prison camps and eventually to the end of the war where the survivors try to readjust to civilian life.

Stars: Ann Bell, Stephanie Cole, Claire Oberman
Danger UXB (TV Series 1979)
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Brian Ash (Anthony Andrews) is a young lieutenant who is assigned to a UXB unit in the early days of World War II. UXB (UneXploded Bomb) is the signal that an aerial bomb has not exploded. ... See full summary »

Stars: Anthony Andrews, Maurice Roëves, George Innes
Island at War (TV Mini-Series 2004)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Period: Second World War. A quiet channel island community is thrown into turmoil by the invasion forces of Nazi Germany.

Stars: Saskia Reeves, Owen Teale, Julia Ford
Journey's End (TV Movie 1988)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Director: Michael Simpson
Stars: George Baker, Gary Cady, Paul David-Gough
Wish Me Luck (1995)
Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Avalon Anders stars as Jeanie, a genie sent to a junior college to turn a nerd (Gesner) into a man.

Director: Philip J. Jones
Stars: Avalon Anders, Zen Gesner, Christine Harte
Wings (1977–1978)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Stars: Michael Cochrane, Tim Woodward, Nicholas Jones
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 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)
...
 Colonel James Cadogan / ... (15 episodes, 1988-1989)
...
 Colin Beale (14 episodes, 1988-1989)
Mark Anstee ...
 Luc Ferrier (11 episodes, 1989-1990)
Stuart McGugan ...
 Gordon Stewart (11 episodes, 1989-1990)
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

espionage | See All (1) »

Genres:

War | Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

17 January 1988 (UK)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(23 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Featured in Drama Trails: 'Cold Feet' to 'A Touch of Frost' (2008) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
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!


14 of 17 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Series 2 and 3 on DVD in U.S. foxplante
DVD Charles_Calthrop
Series 3 the best by far nachohater
I want more. munchkin4880
Help mckinnb-bruce
Discuss Wish Me Luck (1987) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page