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Colditz: Maximum Security (S1EP5 BBC One 16 Nov 1972, Michael Gough)

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Maximum Security: The arrival of a new security officer – Haupman Ullman, leads to a tightening up of security. However the British contingent manages to eavesdrop on a meeting that will decide the strategic use of Colditz and they are surprised at what they learn. Meanwhile, the disillusioned German second in command (Michael Gough) is giving cause for concern with his behaviour, and when the Gestapo arrive, they spring a surprise on the Kommandant and his new security chief.

Regular Cast: Robert Wagner (Flight Lieutenant Phil Carrington), Edward Hardwicke (Captain Pat Grant), David McCallum (Flight Lieutenant Simon Carter), Jack Hedley (Lieutenant Colonel Preston), Christopher Neame (Lieutenant Dick Player), Richard Heffer (Captain Tim Downing), Peter Penry Jones (P. O. Muir), Bernard Hepton (Kommandant), Grahame Mallard (Lieutenant Lehr), Paul Chapman (Captain George Brent), Hans Meyer (Hauptmann Ulman)

Guest Cast: Michael Gwynn, Michael Gough, Peter Hager, Peter Miles, Howard Rawlinson

Writer: John Kruse / Director: Viktors Ritelis

Original Airdate: 16 Nov 1972 on BBC One
Series: Colditz Season 1 Episode 5