The Eagle Has Landed

By Jack Higgins, adapted by Peter Mackey.

With Michael Fitzgerald and Ian Hogg.

It was to become known as the most daring enemy mission of the entire war: "Operation Eagle", Heinrich Himmler's audacious plan to kidnap Winston Churchill on British soil in November 1943.

But, despite spectacular secrecy, there was to be no surrender without a fight.

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by Jack Higgins.

Winston Churchill plans a weekend's relaxation in the village of Studley

Constable. Waiting for him are a disguised group of German paratroopers whose orders are to kidnap and deliver him to their Fuhrer in Berlin.

Dramatised by Peter Mackie Director Philip Martin

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Unknown: Jack Higgins

Dramatised By: Peter MacKie

Director: Philip Martin

Jack Higgins: Harry Patterson

Steiner: Michael Fitzgerald

Col Radl: Ian Hogg

Joanna: Rosemary Martin

Liam Devlin: Frank Grimes

Molly: Holly Aird

Pameh: Kimberly Hope

Father Vereker: Simon Carter

Churchill: Roger Hume

Himmler: Graham Padden

Canaris: Terry Molloy

Hitler: David Halliwell

Sturm: David Vann

Meuhoff: Neil Coker

Neuman: John Dixon

Lemke: Stephen Garlick

Betty Wilde: Heather Barrett

Graham: Philip Molloy

Arthur: Christopher Good

George: Vincent Brimble

Sgt Hofer: Geoffrey Whitehead

Organist: Harold Rich

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By: Jack Higgins

Starring: Michael Fitzgerald/Ian Hogg.

SNTProgramme Catalogue - Details:19900526

By Jack Higgins, adapted by Peter Mackey.

With Michael Fitzgerald and Ian Hogg.

It was to become known as the most daring enemy mission of the entire war: "Operation Eagle", Heinrich Himmler's audacious plan to kidnap Winston Churchill on British soil in November 1943.

But, despite spectacular secrecy, there was to be no surrender without a fight.SATURDAY NIGHT THEATRE

Producer: P.

MARTIN

Next in series: NIGHT FALLS ON THE CITY

Previous in series: SOUTH BY SOUTH EAST

Description

Dramatisation of Jack HIGGINS' thriller.

Adapted by Peter MACKIE.

Hitler plans to abduct Churchill.

Subject Categories

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

26 May 1990 19:45-21:45 (RADIO 4)

26 Apr 1993 14:02-16:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Geoffrey Whitehead (Actor)

Terry Molloy (Actor)

Roger Hume (Actor)

Michael Fitzgerald (Actor)

Christopher Good (Actor)

Stephen Garlick (Actor)

Ian Hogg (Actor)

Vincent Brimble (Actor)

Philip Molloy (Actor)

Rosemary Martin (Actor)

Simon Carter (Actor)

David Vann (Actor)

Holly Aird (Actor)

Graham Padden (Actor)

John Dixon (Actor)

Frank Grimes (Actor)

Jack Higgins (Actor)

Heather Barrett (Actor)

David Halliwell (Actor)

Neil Coker (Actor)

Kimberley Hope (Actor)

Peter Mackie (adap)

Philip Martin (Producer)

Recorded on 1989-12-22.