Fourth Arm (Series)
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7th January 1983|
of DVDs: 4|
Region: Free (Worldwide)|
£14.99 + Postage|
Rates: UK (£1.50); Europe (£2.50); USA/Canada (£3.50); Australia/New
Zealand (£3.50); Rest of the World (£3.50)|
serial dealt with secret agents parachuted into occupied Europe during the Second
World War, following their progress through initial recruitment and training,
and finally their first mission in enemy territory. The mission to destroy the
Nazis' V1 flying bomb dump in 1944.
Fourth Arm was created and produced by Gerard Glaister, who had previously been
at the helm of other World War II dramas such as Colditz and Secret Army. The
serial starred former Secret Army cast member Paul Shelley as Major Hugh Gallagher,
essentially a reprise of his Secret Army character, Major Nick Bradley, in all
Fourth Arm is a British television series produced by the BBC in 1983.
secret weapon against Britain.
special team has to be selected for the operation.
selected recruits are to meet at a designated rendezvous.
the training continues, they emerge as individuals.
training begins, and there is suspicion there might be a secret agent.
- The team may have
found a way into the V1 storage dump.
team are employed into a real operation in France but Portales loyality is in
Gallagher discovers a way to cross the minefield which surrounds the German bomb
deadline for the official selection of the team approaches but tempers flares
and quarrels begin.
team is given a detailed briefing for the attack on the bomb dump but one of team
opts out and the operation faces failure.
team has been briefed and they all recognise the importance of their mission and
that their chances of survival are limited.
and his team have gained access to the German underground but their entry has
Fourth Arm series was filmed in 1.33:1 ratio Color with Mono English audio track.
series was never sold on video or DVD and is extremely hard to come by. The overall
quality is good (8 out of 10), but not commercial quality.
DVDs are region free and work internationally. The DVDs will be supplied in loose
format with protective paper/plastic sleeves.