Enemy at the Door (1978): S01E04 – Steel Hand from the Sea


Enemy at the Door is a British television drama series made by London Weekend Television for ITV.

The series was shown between 1978 and 1980 and dealt with the German occupation of Guernsey, one of the Channel Islands, during the Second World War.


Aware that it was Peter who tried to escape, Richter relays a message from his high command to Dr. Martel to warn anybody hoping to follow his example that reprisals will be taken. Dr. Martel’s son Clive lands secretly on the island to spy out the German position, hiding with his old business partner Teddy Lupus. Clare meets Willie Kessler, a Luftwaffe pilot, whose face was burned in an air strike. He is attracted to her and they become friends but when she goes to meet Clive and sees him watching them she throws a stone at him, causing him to fall to his death and …

Enemy at the Door Series

You can find a full index and overview of Enemy at the Door here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 11 February 1978.
  • Running Time: 60 minutes.
  • Rating: 12.
  • Country: UK.
  • Language: English.

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