Colditz (1972–1974)
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The Way Out 

On hearing that his wife is leaving him for another man by whom she is pregnant, Lieutenant Ian McDonald is frantic to escape but there are no British escape plans in the pipeline. However,... See full summary »

Director:

Michael Ferguson

Writers:

P.R. Reid (autobiographical book "Colditz"), Ivan Foxwell (film "The Colditz Story") | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Prentis Hancock ... Lt. Ian McDonald
Robert Wagner ... Flt. Lt. Phil Carrington
David McCallum ... Flt. Lt. Simon Carter
Edward Hardwicke ... Capt. Pat Grant
Jack Hedley ... Lt. Col. John Preston
Christopher Neame ... Lt. Dick Player
Peter Penry-Jones Peter Penry-Jones ... P.O. Peter Muir
Richard Heffer ... Capt. Tim Downing
Bernard Hepton ... Kommandant
Hans Meyer ... Hauptmann Franz Ulmann
Phillip Hinton Phillip Hinton ... Renoir
Henri Szeps Henri Szeps ... De Croissat
Lawrence Davidson Lawrence Davidson ... French Escape Officer
Brian Dexter Brian Dexter ... Accordian Player
Brian McKie Brian McKie ... German NCO

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Storyline

On hearing that his wife is leaving him for another man by whom she is pregnant, Lieutenant Ian McDonald is frantic to escape but there are no British escape plans in the pipeline. However, Grant persuades the French escape officer to let McDonald participate in their next attempt but it is a delicate operation needing split second timing and, unfortunately for Mcdonald, it ends in disaster. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Genres:

Drama | History | War

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Trivia

The character of Lt Ian McDonald was loosely based on real-life Colditz prisoner Michael 'the Red Fox' Sinclair. See more »

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Language:

English

Release Date:

11 January 1973 (UK) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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