Plot summary: First of a two-part drama, starring Tom Hardy as Jack Rose, a soldier trapped in a German PoW camp, desperate to return home to England and his girlfriend Lizzie. When a daring escape attempt sees the young man locked up in the sinister Colditz and fellow comrade McGrade running free, Jack shouts a final plea to him to find Lizzie and assure her that he will be home soon – unaware of the effect his request will have on all of their lives. Conclusion of the two-part drama. Believing Jack to be dead, Lizzie turns to drink in an effort to keep her nerves under control – but her problems multiply rapidly as her flat receives a direct hit from a German bomber. The prisoners’ morale receives a boost as they are sent parcels of unusual gifts – which conceal vital escape equipment. Sawyer finally returns to Blighty and quickly develops suspicions about McGrade, while Ullmann learns about Rhett’s dependence on morphine.
On February 1 it was announced that the ITV1 mini-series Colditz are coming to DVD on March 28. On UK TV the series should get broadcaste the days before. Here’s the link to the news item at DVDTimes that also gives more information on the plot of the Drama starring Sophia Myles.