Enemy at the Door (1980): S02E07 – The Raid


Introduction

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.

Outline

The Germans have built a frequency detector on Sark to give early warning against British night bombers and Allied troops plan a raid to destroy it along with the electricity generator. A group lands in the guise of fishermen, enlisting the knowledge of local boy Jamie Robertson. When one of the commandos is wounded Jamie and his mother tend him but they are interrupted by Heinrich Kessel, a German soldier friendly with the Robertsons, and the British shoot him. The equipment is successfully destroyed with three of the party giving themselves up to let the others …

Enemy at the Door Series

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

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 16 February 1980.
  • Running Time: 60 minutes.
  • Rating: 12.
  • Country: UK.
  • Language: English.

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