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Escape: 4: The Warrant Officer


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Written and produced by Arthur Swinson.
Aidan Crawley presents six stories of Escape
Prison Camp Stalag Luft III. NCO's Compound, Spring 1942

'The Warrant Officer'
At 9.0 tonight Aidan Crawley introduces another Escape.
Famous as a journalist and television reporter, Aidan Crawley is also renowned as a war-time escaper and an expert on escape technique and organisation. After his release from a P.O.W. Camp in 1945 he had access to relevant documents, British and German and wrote 'Escape from Germany' from which these stories are taken.


Writer/producer: Arthur Swinson
Director: Ronald Eyre
Presenter: Aidan Crawley
Designer: Stewart Marshall
Film sequences directed by: Morris Barry
Film cameraman: Peter Sargent
Film Editor: Allan Tyrer
Benny: Robert Gillespie
Corporal Kurth: Freddie Vale
Wally: Keith Smith
Jack: Howard Pays
Philip: Lane Meddick
Ken: Brian Peck
Harry: Denys Graham
Bill: Michael Caine
German Adjutant: John Nettleton
Sentry: Brian Hankins
Guard: Geoffrey Matthews
Other parts played by: Ian Ainsley
Other parts played by: Sheldon Allan
Other parts played by: Nicholas Courtney
Other parts played by: Roy Dotrice
Other parts played by: Alan Davidson
Other parts played by: James Barnes

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Escape: 4: The Warrant Officer

BBC Television, 17 August 1957 21.00

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