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Duration: 1 hour, 41 minutes

Dramatisation of one of the most ingenious escape bids of World War II. In camp Stalag Luft III, the Nazis have built the prisoners' huts so far from the fence that underground escape is virtually impossible. One British officer, inspired by the tale of the Trojan Horse, proposes a daring plan to start a tunnel close to the boundary using a wooden vaulting horse as cover.

Last on

Sun 11 May 2014 19:00 BBC Four

Credits

Peter
Leo Genn
Jack Lee
Phil
David Tomlinson
John
Anthony Steel
Nigel
Peter Burton
Bennett
David Greene
Pomfret
Anthony Dawson
Senior British Officer
Patrick Waddington
Robbie
Michael Goodliffe
Paul
Bryan Forbes
Australian in Hospital
Peter Finch
Writer
Eric Williams

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