Colditz is a British television drama series co-produced by the BBC and Universal Studios and screened between 1972 and 1974.
Pat Grant is captured at Dunkirk and sent along with many other British Officers to Oflag VIIC, Laufen. Together with his colleagues, both a rooftop escape and a tunnelling escape are attempted. The latter works, and Pat escapes dressed as a townswoman. After several days on the run, Pat is caught and sent to Laufen once more. Oberst Reichtleig, The Kommandant of Oflag VIIC, disgusted with Pat, sends him to the Sonderlager, Oflag IVC, Colditz.
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Production & Filming Details
- Release Date: 19 October 1972.
- Rating: 12.
- Running Time: 50 minutes.
- Country: UK.
- Language: English.