Enemy at the Door (1980): S02E05 – Committee Man


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.


John Ambrose asks Dr. Martel to rejoin the controlling committee as a health officer but he demurs, not wanting the pressure. The Germans’ market garden is sabotaged when their fuel is run off, making it impossible to water their produce. As a result, Hellmann, an overzealous member of Muller’s staff, goes behind his back and rations the islanders’ water supply. Ambrose protests but Richter tells him to get a medical opinion before he can consider reversing the decision and suggests he tries Dr. Martel again. As a consequence the doctor reluctantly rejoins the …

Enemy at the Door Series

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

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 02 February 1980.
  • Running Time: 60 minutes.
  • Rating: 12.
  • Country: UK.
  • Language: English.

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