Secret Army

Secret Army

1977, Drama, War
Drama series based on real events from the second World War, created by former RAF pilot, Gerard Glaister.

Episode Guide

  • Secret Army - Execution (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:


    Monique (Angela Richards) and Madeleine (Hazel McBride) must make important decisions as World War II ends.

  • Secret Army - Bridgehead (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:


    Hans fights in the Arnhem parachute bridgehead, while Monique and Kessler are given opportunities to start over.

  • Secret Army - Days of Judgment (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    Days of Judgment

    Lifeline members face terror when Monique (Angela Richards) and Kessler (Clifford Rose) mysteriously disappear.

  • Secret Army - Collaborator (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:


    The Allies, still outside Brussels, are the only hope for Albert when the Communists accuse him of collaboration.

  • Secret Army - Sound of Thunder (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    Sound of Thunder

    Albert sits helplessly in prison as the Allies enter Belgium and Lifeline awaits reprisal for their actions.

  • Secret Army - Just Light the Blue Touch-Paper (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    Just Light the Blue Touch-Paper

    Bradley uses his private army of evaders to act in the matter of the V-2 weapons.

  • Secret Army - Ambush (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:


    Bradley makes a serious mistake after a shipment of rocket parts puts Lifeline in danger of sabotage by the Germans.

  • Secret Army - Prisoner (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:


    London's experienced officer sent to help with the new situation instead makes a deal with the Germans.

  • Secret Army - Ring of Rosies (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Ring of Rosies

    Lifeline's members contract a horrible, life-threatening illness that endangers the operation's very existence.

  • Secret Army - Safe Place (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Safe Place

    Monique (Angela Richards) takes control of Lifeline when Albert (Bernard Hepton) is jailed, and confronts a two-time evader.

  • Secret Army - Revenge (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:


    Lifeline prepares to fight back at the restaurant when the Communists take revenge for Max's death.

  • Secret Army - Invasions (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:


    The security of Lifeline and safety of the Chantal sisters is endangered when the operation's principal haven is discovered.

  • Secret Army - Last Run (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    Last Run

    Albert must reconsider his strategy as enemies seek retribution for Max's death and Brandt's replacement arrives.

  • Secret Army - Day of Wrath (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    Day of Wrath

    A Belgian pilot endangers his own people and Lifeline when he seeks revenge on the Gestapo for his brother's death.

  • Secret Army - Prisoner of War (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    Prisoner of War

    Albert (Bernard Hepton) transports a German with special knowledge to England and arranges for Max's destruction.

  • Secret Army - Matter of Life & Death (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Matter of Life & Death

    Communist Max Brocard (Stephen Yardley) exposes his true allegiance by causing a death within Lifeline.

  • Secret Army - Guests at God's Table (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Guests at God's Table

    Lifeline must pay children to speak with Lifeline's seriously wounded evader on the feast of St. Nicholas.

  • Secret Army - Little Old Lady (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Little Old Lady

    Versatile Cmdr. Kelso reluctantly disguises himself as an elderly woman to complete an assignment.

  • Secret Army - Big One (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Big One

    The group risks heavy losses when it targets Berlin, and fliers shot down and captured by Germans may lose their lives.

  • Secret Army - Weekend (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:


    Two U.S. citizens take hostages to ensure their escape, including -- unbeknown to them -- the chief of the Gestapo in Brussels.

  • Secret Army - Scorpions (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:


    Lifeline must discover which person in their recent group of 19 escapees is a German infiltrator.

  • Secret Army - Not According to Plan (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Not According to Plan

    The Germans receive a tip about one of Lifeline's helpers, but Barsacq's blindness complicates matters.

  • Secret Army - Trapped (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:


    The authorities try to contact hospitalized Monique's (Angela Richards) relatives when she is shot in France.

  • Secret Army - Lucky Piece (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Lucky Piece

    Lifeline arranges the escape of a seriously wounded Pole with extensive secret knowledge of German experimental weapons.

  • Secret Army - Russian Roulette (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Russian Roulette

    The latest arrivals at the restaurant are Russians who walked across Germany and speak only their native language.

  • Secret Army - Hostage (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:


    Lifeline is ordered to prevent the interrogation of a senior army officer with extensive knowledge of a Middle East offensive.

  • Secret Army - Be the First Kid on Your Block to Rule the World (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    Be the First Kid on Your Block to Rule the World

    Curtis escapes to Switzerland while on a day excursion with the local Hitler Youth.

  • Secret Army - Suspicions (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:


    Curtis (Christopher Neame) is arrested on a murder charge, but the enemy cannot find enough evidence to hold him.

  • Secret Army - Good Friday (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    Good Friday

    Maj. Kessler (Clifford Rose) stages a living Passion play when a monk offers assistance to an escapee.

  • Secret Army - Bait (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:


    Maj. Brandt (Michael Culver) frees an elderly woman from a Gestapo plot in order to capture people he is pursuing.

  • Secret Army - Hymn to Freedom (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Hymn to Freedom

    Yvette, and a mysterious second person, do not want to rescue a minister of the puppet government.

  • Secret Army - A Question of Loyalty (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    A Question of Loyalty

    Albert later learns that while dealing with an infiltrator, he shot his mistress's lover.

  • Secret Army - Identity in Doubt (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Identity in Doubt

    A young airman tells Lifeline a detailed but false story about his official background.

  • Secret Army - Too Near Home (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Too Near Home

    Yvette (Jan Francis) is arrested and later rescued; Yvette's uncle sacrifices his life to save his friends.

  • Secret Army - Guilt (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:


    Curtis (Christopher Neame), carefully watched by Lifeline, becomes the executioner in an act of retribution.

  • Secret Army - Lost Sheep (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Lost Sheep

    A British expatriate's concern for his own safety leads to one man's capture and another man's death.

  • Secret Army - Growing Up (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Growing Up

    A young boy who helps a British flier in trouble is unwittingly responsible for his own mother's death.

  • Secret Army - Second Chance (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Second Chance

    Curtis diverts German suspicion from the Cafe Candide when an escapee prefers Switzerland to England.

  • Secret Army - Child's Play (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Child's Play

    Maj. Brandt (Michael Culver) discovers the truth, and only a French policeman's patriotism saves Yvette (Jan Francis).

  • Secret Army - Radishes With Butter (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Radishes With Butter

    Curtis (Christopher Neame) forces Yvette (Jan Francis) to pay a debt, but she is too late to save a Jewish family.

  • Secret Army - Sergeant on the Run (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Sergeant on the Run

    A Royal Air Force NCO's suspect must be eliminated when his sensitivity endangers the escape route.

  • Secret Army - Lisa: Code Name Yvette (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Lisa: Code Name Yvette

    John (Christopher Neame) contacts Yvette (Jan Francis) after Maj. Kessler (Clifford Rose) arrives in Brussels.