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.
Standartenführer Grunwald arrives on Guernsey, ostensibly to set up a concentration camp. However, he is the uncle of Eric, the illegitimate son of single mother Betty Ridge, who is struggling to make ends meet. Grunwald wants to take Eric to Germany to have a better life with the Grunwald family but Betty refuses. Although Grunwald respects her decision, Reinicke, anxious to worm his way in with the Standartenführer, tricks Betty into handing the child over.
Enemy at the Door Series
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Production & Filming Details
- Release Date: 08 March 1980.
- Running Time: 60 minutes.
- Rating: 12.
- Country: UK.
- Language: English.