Episode 4: It is March 1940 and Hornet Squadron are billeted with their Spitfires in France, near the German border. As the young squadron pilots bore of the phoney war, they enjoy the delights of the local village and two of the pilots decide to take local brides.
Regular Cast: Tom Burlinson (‘Fanny’ Barton), Neil Dudgeon (‘Moggy’ Cattermole), Jack McKenzie (‘Ram’ Ramsey), Tom Radcliffe (‘Dicky’ Starr), George Anton (‘Pip’ Patterson), Gordon Lovitt (‘Sticky’ Stickwell), Gerard O’Hare (‘Flip’ Moran), Nathaniel Parker (‘Flash’ Gordon), Patrick Bailey (‘Mother’ Cox), Jeremy Northam (‘Fitz’ Fitzgerald), Mark Womack (‘Moke’ Miller), Tim Woodward (Squadron Leader Rex), Richard Hope (‘Skull’ Skeleton), David Horovitch (‘Uncle’ Kellaway)
Guest Cast: Michael Elwyn (Bletchley), Jason Carter, Boyd Gaines, Sam Miller, Timothy Lyn, Stephen Mackenna
Writer: Leon Griffiths / Book: Derek Robinson / Director: Ian Toynton
Airdate: 23 Oct 1988 on ITV
Series: Piece of Cake Season 1 Episode 4
Show Info: Period drama. Twelve young RAF pilots attempt to get through the first year of the second world war.