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Colditz: Arrival of a Hero (S2EP1 BBC One 7 Jan 1974, Anthony Valentine)



Arrival of a Hero: A new second-in-command is appointed to Colditz, but Major Mohn – a distinguished and much decorated soldier is determined to continue fight the war inside Colditz and Simon Carter whose broken ankle is not mending is prepared to meet him head on, but a psychological battle between them has consequences for the Kommandant and Colonel Preston, who is forced to appoint a new escape officer.

Regular Cast: David McCallum (Flight Lieutenant Simon Carter), Jack Hedley (Lieutenant Colonel Preston), Anthony Valentine (Major Horst Mohn), Christopher Neame (Lieutenant Dick Player), Richard Heffer (Captain Tim Downing), Peter Penry Jones (P. O. Muir), Bernard Hepton (Kommandant), Grahame Mallard (Leitenant Lehr), Paul Chapman (Captain George Brent), Hans Meyer (Hauptmann Ulman)

Guest Cast: Peter Hager, James Hayes, Hugh Martin

Writer: N. J. Crisp / Director: Terence Dudley

Original Airdate: 7 Jan 1974 on BBC One
Series: Colditz Season 2 Episode 1