After his capture at Dunkirk, Captain Pat Grant is marched to Laufen Prison Camp. Trapped and exhausted, a reconnaissance of the prison only proves that escape is impossible. Show more
After being shot down over Germany, Flight Lieutenant Simon Carter is sent to Prisoner of War camp Octenlager II. Caged and impatient to escape, Carter decides to jump the queue.
The Gestapo is puzzled by Lieutenant Richard Player. Is he a British spy? He is sent to Berlin and entrusted to Count von Eissinger, who is determined to establish the truth.
Lieutenant Colonel Preston arrives in time to witness an escape attempt. Preston's reaction suggests to the Kommandant that here is a man with whom he could come to terms. Show more
How will the British prisoners counter the effect of intensified security when the SS threaten to take control of Colditz?
Carrington seems to court unpopularity with his fellow prisoners - more so, when he finds it essential to write an account of the Third Reich and its ambitions for the human race.
When a lorry drives into the castle courtyard, Captain Grant seizes the opportunity to put a blitz escape into operation.
When the Poles discover an informer among their officers, they hold a court martial in secret and sentence the traitor to death.
Flight Lieutenant Carrington undertakes to bribe Private Heller into turning a blind eye for five minutes during his patrol in an area planned for an escape.
Convinced that the only certain method of escape is repatriation on medical grounds, W/Cdr Marsh resolves to feign madness.
At Colditz, insubordination is treated as a court martial offence. It also means a train journey to Leipzig and an opportunity to escape.
The body of a German corporal is discovered in the Parcels Office, but despite evidence of murder, the Kommandant treats the matter as one of suicide.
Flt Lt Carrington is entrusted with a delicate task which leads to a daring attempt to escape.
Flt-Lt Carter gains valuable knowledge of the German garrison which makes an ingenious escape plan possible.
Flt-Lt Carter has been caught trying to escape but has managed to pass on valuable information which has made a previous escape plan possible. Show more