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Wish Me Luck: Season 1
TitleWish Me Luck: Season 1
Time400 mins
DirectorBill Hays
ActorTrevor Peacock as Renard; Jane Asher as Faith Ashley; Catherine Schell as Virginia Mitchell aka Dominique; Terrence Hardiman as General Stuckler; Michael J. Jackson as Kit Vanston aka Clement; Glyn Grain as Philippe Bonnard; Jane Snowden as Emily Whitbread aka Adele; Jeremy Nicholas as Lewis Lake aka Antoine; Mark Anstee as Luc Ferrier; Felicity Montagu as Nicole Dissard; Stuart McGugan as Gordon Stewart; Damien Thomas as Colonel Max Dubois; Shirley Henderson as Sylvie Schneider; Fiona Walker as Mrs. Schneider; Caroline John as Helene Renard
RatingNR (Not Rated)
PlotCreated by Jill Hyem and Lavinia Warner, of Tenko fame, WISH ME LUCK was a thrilling dramatisation of the ordeals endured by the brave civilian women recruited during the Second World War to operate as Allied agents behind enemy lines. Produced by London Weekend Television, WISH ME LUCK was first broadcast in January 1988. A further two series followed in 1989 and 1990 and twenty-three episodes were made in all. The first series of eight episodes follows the experiences of wife and mother Liz Grainger (Kate Buffery � Trial and Retribution) and plucky factory girl Mathilde �Matty� Firman (Suzanna Hamilton � 1984), from their initial recruitment and training in England, through to the terrifying reality of their day-to-day lives as agents in Occupied France. Their fellow agents in �Area Three� are Kit Vanston (Michael J. Jackson � Brookside) and Colin Beale (Jeremy Northam � Gosford Park), while running 'The Outfit' (based on the real-life Special Operations Executive) an
ProducerMichael Chaplin; Nick Elliott
WriterKevin Clarke; Michael Chaplin
Wish Me Luck: Season 1