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The Long Way Home: 2: The First Lap


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Written and produced by Shaun Sutton
The Escape the Germans Allowed


Writer/Producer: Shaun Sutton
Designer: Frederick Knapman
Colonel von Stretzheim: Lawrence Hardy
Major Bruckner: Arnold Bell
Captain Gill: Nigel Arkwright
Captain Miller: James Sharkey
Lieut Anson, R.N.V.R.: Barry Letts
Commissioned Gunner Parks, R.N.: Neil Wilson
Corporal Strobel (Fritz): Arthur Lawrence
Herr Grosnitz: Patrick Cargill
Herr Bauer: Harvey Hall
Captain Rauspiel: Joseph Wise
Major Voss: Alan Edwards
Schiller: Martin Wyldeck
Heiss: Cavan Malone
Ticket clerk: Joe Greig
First German soldier: David Jackson
Old lady: Helen Misener
Second German soldier: Garth Adams
Third German soldier: Basil Beale
Fourth German soldier: Paul Craig
Fifth German soldier: Michael J. Harrison
French Police Sergeant: William Mervyn
Gendarme: Barry Raymond

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The Long Way Home: 2: The First Lap

BBC One London, 8 July 1968 17.20

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