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starring David McCallum
Jack Hedley , Bernard Hepton Anthony Valentine
Ray Barrett , Jeremy Kemp with Paul Chapman
Richard Heffer , Hans Meyer The Gambler by N. J. CRISP
A losing streak does not last for ever. Captain Brent thought so. Unterfeldwebel Ernst Krueger thought so. But Flt-Lt Collins was an expert with cards. A gambler disrupts Colditz and a man dies.
Series devised by BRIAN DEGAS and GERARD GLAISTER Designer PAUL JOEL
RADIO TIMES Colditz Escape Exhibition is at the Imperial War Museum, London SE1, daily until 21 April


Unknown: David McCallum
Unknown: Jack Hedley
Unknown: Bernard Hepton
Unknown: Anthony Valentine
Unknown: Ray Barrett
Unknown: Jeremy Kemp
Unknown: Paul Chapman
Unknown: Richard Heffer
Unknown: Hans Meyer
Unknown: Brian Degas
Unknown: Gerard Glaister
Designer: Paul Joel
Producer: Gerard Glaister
Director: Viktors Ritelis
Flt-Lt Carter: David McCallum
Capt George Brent: Paul Chapman
Capt Tim Downing: Richard Heffer
Lt Fairclough: Brian McDermott
Lt Dyer: Roy Herrick
Flt-Lt Jack Collins: Ray Barrett
Sq-Ldr Tony Shaw: Jeremy Kemp
German guard: Oliver Gilbert
Major Mohn: Anthony Valentine
Unterfeldwebel Ernst Krueger: Leonard Fenton
Lt-Col John Preston: Jack Hedley
German Sergeant: Willy Bowman
Hauptmann Ulmann: Hans Meyer
Kommandant: Bernard Hepton

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