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)
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 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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Finally, a DVD collection!
3 April 2004 | by (Michigan, USA) – See all my reviews

Those captivated by "Wish Me Luck" when it aired on television will be delighted to hear that it is now being released on DVD. This is an exceptionally well-done drama centered on the work done by civilian volunteers for the British SOE (Special Operations Executive) in France during World War II.

There are, of course, other works of this kind, but "Wish Me Luck" stands out as particularly well-researched, providing innumerable small details that should please aficionados of the intelligence and resistance work of the war. The focus of the series, though, is clearly on the romance, suspense, and drama of the story. Overall a fantastic work.


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