Colditz is a British television drama series co-produced by the BBC and Universal Studios and screened between 1972 and 1974.
Dick Player makes an escape but suffers dreadfully because of ongoing bad weather and rain and at one point is given a lift by an SS officer. He becomes sick, runs out of money, and eventually tries to get help from the American consulate who turns him down. This in reality was the circumstances of an escape by Anthony Murray ‘Peter’ Allan.
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Production & Filming Details
- Release Date: 30 November 1972.
- Rating: 12.
- Running Time: 50 minutes.
- Country: UK.
- Language: English.