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David McCallum
Jack Hedley , Bernard Hepton Anthony Valentine with Richard Heffer , Hans Meyer Paul Chapman Guest star
Jeremy Kemp
Ace in the Hole by DAVID AMBROSE
' It is not part of our duty to create either heroes or martyrs here. This man's reputation goes before him - as a flier. Let us see how long it survives the confines of Colditz.'
Cast in order of appearance:


Unknown: David McCallum
Unknown: Jack Hedley
Unknown: Bernard Hepton
Unknown: Anthony Valentine
Unknown: Richard Heffer
Unknown: Hans Meyer
Unknown: Paul Chapman
Unknown: Jeremy Kemp
Unknown: David Ambrose
Unknown: Brian Degas
Unknown: Gerard Glaister
Designer: Barrie Dobbins
Producer: Gerard Glaister
Director: Terence Dudley
Sq-Ldr Shaw: Jeremy Kemp
Hopkins: Len Lowe
Capt George Brent: Paul Chapman
Capt Tim Downing: Richard Heffer
Flt-Lt Simon Carter: David McCallum
Kommandant: Bernard Hepton
Major Mohn: Anthony Valentine
Hauptmann Ulmann: Hans Meyer
German Lieut: Desmond Jones
Lt-Col Preston: Jack Hedley
Porteous: Jim Norton
Capt George Holland: David Allister

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