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The Fourth Arm (1983– )

TV Series | 50 min | Drama, War

SOE agents are sent on a mission to destroy a V1 flying bomb facility, situated in an underground bunker un Northern France. Ordinary people are recruited and subjected to highly demanding training in the seclusion of a large house in the ...See moreSOE agents are sent on a mission to destroy a V1 flying bomb facility, situated in an underground bunker un Northern France. Ordinary people are recruited and subjected to highly demanding training in the seclusion of a large house in the country. They are each given a code name comprising the French word for a different type of bird, such as 'Hibou' and 'Chardonneret'. They train for a parachute jump, and perform a trial operation in a real French village. Can their extraordinary training give such ordinary people a real chance to succeed? Written by Marianne Lindsell See less
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Updated Jan 7, 1983

Release date (First episode)
Jan 7, 1983 (United Kingdom)

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89 cast members
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Paul Shelley
Major Hugh Gallagher Major Hugh Gallagher   See fewer
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12
Philip Latham
Colonel Hugh Gwillim Colonel Hugh Gwillim   See fewer
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12
Rob Edwards
Stephen "Hibou" Lovell / Stephen 'Hibou' Lovell Stephen "Hibou" Lovell / Stephen 'Hibou' Lovell   See fewer
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11
Dean Harris
George "Choucas" Macklin / George 'Choucas' Macklin George "Choucas" Macklin / George 'Choucas' Macklin   See fewer
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11
Susan Kyd
Solange "Chardonneret" Rohr / Solange 'Chardonneret' Rohr Solange "Chardonneret" Rohr / Solange 'Chardonneret' Rohr   See fewer
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11
Michael MacKenzie
Sergeant "Grive" Cameron / Sergeant 'Grive' Cameron Sergeant "Grive" Cameron / Sergeant 'Grive' Cameron   See fewer
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Roy Boyd
Paul "Ferdy" Lamboit / Paul 'Ferdy' Lamboit Paul "Ferdy" Lamboit / Paul 'Ferdy' Lamboit   See fewer
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10
Carole Nimmons
Ellen "Merle" / Ellen 'Merle' Ellen "Merle" / Ellen 'Merle'   See fewer
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10
Neil Stacy
Lt. Col. Tim Squires Lt. Col. Tim Squires   See fewer
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10
Robert Swales
Captain Nigel "Mesange" Macauley / Captain Nigel 'Mesange' Macauley Captain Nigel "Mesange" Macauley / Captain Nigel 'Mesange' Macauley   See fewer
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10
Leonard Preston
Jack " Miff" Moffat / Jack ' Miff' Moffat Jack " Miff" Moffat / Jack ' Miff' Moffat   See fewer
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9
Angela Cheyne
Sgt. Sally "Hirondelle" Birkett / Sgt. Sally 'Hirondelle' Birkett Sgt. Sally "Hirondelle" Birkett / Sgt. Sally 'Hirondelle' Birkett   See fewer
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8
Eve Polycarpou
Simone "Rossignol" Portales / Simone 'Rossignol' Portales Simone "Rossignol" Portales / Simone 'Rossignol' Portales   See fewer
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Stuart Blake
Wilson "Corbeau" / Wilson 'Corbeau' Wilson "Corbeau" / Wilson 'Corbeau'   See fewer
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7
Edward Peel
Sergeant Major Gidney Sergeant Major Gidney   See fewer
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5
Gregory de Polnay
Pierre de Guchy Pierre de Guchy   See fewer
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4
Gerald James
Professor David Evans Professor David Evans   See fewer
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Paul Chapman
Viadot Viadot   See fewer
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3
Terry Forrestal
Sergeant Edwards Sergeant Edwards   See fewer
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Boris Isarov
Soltysyk "Warsaw" Soltysyk "Warsaw"   See fewer
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Terence Brook
Paumer Paumer   See fewer
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2
Terry John
Feldwebel Feldwebel   See fewer
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Chris Johnston
Jacques Jacques   See fewer
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Marianne Lawrence
Claudine Castillon Claudine Castillon   See fewer
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Louis Sheldon
Hertel Hertel   See fewer
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Brian Southwood
Squadron Leader Preston Squadron Leader Preston   See fewer
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Steve Ubels
Telephone Operator Telephone Operator   See fewer
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Lex van Delden
Waeenter Waeenter   See fewer
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Ernst Walder
German Guard German Guard   See fewer
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John Wyman
Kommandant Kommandant   See fewer
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Yves Aubert
Farmer's Son Farmer's Son   See fewer
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Keith Bartlett
Sergeant King Sergeant King   See fewer
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Norman Bird
Colonel Cole Colonel Cole   See fewer
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Clare Bonass
F.A.N.Y. Spooner F.A.N.Y. Spooner   See fewer
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Richard Braine
Corporal Corporal   See fewer
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Graham Callan
Adjutant Adjutant   See fewer
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Chris Chivers
German Guard German Guard   See fewer
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Sarah Crowden
A.T.S. Brookes A.T.S. Brookes   See fewer
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Brian Darnley
Dispatcher Dispatcher   See fewer
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Deirdre Doone
Mrs. Macauley Mrs. Macauley   See fewer
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Fraser Downie
Despatcher Despatcher   See fewer
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Leon Eagles
Seddon Seddon   See fewer
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David English
Lieutenant Lieutenant   See fewer
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Christopher Farries
Broadhurst Broadhurst   See fewer
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Tim Faulkner
Lieutenant Lieutenant   See fewer
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Christopher Good
Major Whickers Major Whickers   See fewer
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Ruth Gower
Madame Castillon Madame Castillon   See fewer
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Stefan Gryff
Marcel Lecau Marcel Lecau   See fewer
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Terry Gurry
Sergeant Morris Sergeant Morris   See fewer
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Norman Hartley
Saunders Saunders   See fewer
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Brian Hawksley
Jacques Gran Jacques Gran   See fewer
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Roy Herrick
Met Officer Met Officer   See fewer
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John Hug
Gendarme Gendarme   See fewer
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Jasper Jacob
Guard in bunkhouse Guard in bunkhouse   See fewer
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Frank Jarvis
Sergeant Dowding Sergeant Dowding   See fewer
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Jerry Judge
M.P. Sergeant M.P. Sergeant   See fewer
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Arthur Kohn
Sergeant at Hall Sergeant at Hall   See fewer
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Isabel Lansdale
Land army girl Land army girl   See fewer
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John Lees
Man in Fight Man in Fight   See fewer
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Hugh Martin
Corporal Corporal   See fewer
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Jenny McCracken
Marie de Gruchy Marie de Gruchy   See fewer
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Michael Mellinger
Colonel Fraser Colonel Fraser   See fewer
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Gareth Milne
German Officer German Officer   See fewer
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Juliette Mole
W.A.A.F. W.A.A.F.   See fewer
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Maurice O'Connell
Bobby Prendergast Bobby Prendergast   See fewer
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Maureen O'Farrell
Land Army Girl Land Army Girl   See fewer
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Marella Oppenheim
Macauley's Driver Macauley's Driver   See fewer
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Brian Osborne
Sergeant at Station Sergeant at Station   See fewer
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Richard Owens
Group Captain Edwardes Group Captain Edwardes   See fewer
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John Rapley
Stage Manager Stage Manager   See fewer
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Ray Roberts
Doctor Doctor   See fewer
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Ian Ruskin
Sternbahnfuhrer Sternbahnfuhrer   See fewer
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Alec Sabin
Captain Benchley Captain Benchley   See fewer
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Sarah Sherborne
A.T.S. Jenny A.T.S. Jenny   See fewer
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Robbie Stevens
Dispatch Rider Dispatch Rider   See fewer
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John Tallents
Squadron Leader Fleming Squadron Leader Fleming   See fewer
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Roger Tallon
Despatcher Despatcher   See fewer
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John Vine
Captain Floyd Captain Floyd   See fewer
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Anthony Wingate
French Farmer French Farmer   See fewer
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Steve Wilsher
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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