Wish Me Luck (1987–1990)

Episode #1.1 

Liz Grainger is recruited by SOE and undergoes basic training with other new recruits.


Gordon Flemyng


Jill Hyem, Jill Hyem (creator) | 1 more credit »


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Kate Buffery ... Liz Grainger
Suzanna Hamilton ... Matty Firman
Jane Asher ... Faith Ashley
Julian Glover ... Colonel James Cadogan
David Swift ... Schweder
Jeremy Northam ... Colin Beale
Richard Hampton Richard Hampton ... Gilbert Acworth
John Challis ... Victor Travussini
Arthur Whybrow Arthur Whybrow ... Albert Firman
Marianne Borgo Marianne Borgo ... Aimée Firman
Venetia Barrett Venetia Barrett ... Evelyn
Miranda Burton Miranda Burton ... Vicky Grainger
Barrie Shore Barrie Shore ... Stella
Gabrielle Glaister ... Felicity
Jake D'Arcy Jake D'Arcy ... Sgt. Major Duncan


In World War Two Liz Grainger,whose husband has been posted to Cairo,answers an advertisement for war work. Having gone to school in France she is recruited by Faith Ashley and Colonel James Cadogan to train as an undercover agent in occupied France and is subject to a rigorous dummy interrogation. Also on the course is East End Jewess Mathilde Firman,who has a French mother and also spent time in France. However Cadogan believes her natural exuberance makes her a liability and does not want her to be recruited. Written by don @ minifie-1

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17 January 1988 (UK) See more »

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