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Colonel Trumper's Private War. Image shows from L to R: Colonel Basil Trumper (Dennis Price), Pan Malcov (Warren Mitchell). Copyright: Granada Television.

Colonel Trumper's Private War

ITV sitcom. 5 episodes (1 series) in 1961. Stars Dennis Price, Warren Mitchell, George Tovey and William Gaunt.

Colonel Trumper's Private War

From the unpublished biography of an hitherto unknown war hero, Colonel Basil Trumper, come the stories that changed the course of World War II

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1961
Channel
ITV
Episodes
5   (1 series)
Starring
Dennis Price, Warren Mitchell, George Tovey and William Gaunt
Writers
Barry Took, Hugh Woodhouse, Bill Craig and Dick Vosburgh
Director
Stuart Latham
Producer
Peter Eton

It's 1940 and Britain stands alone - Colonel Basil Trumper, a previously unknown secret agent and part of the 'faceless ones' of Counter Intelligence, is here to repel Hitler's invasion plans. First he must rescue Polish professor Pan Malcov and start his Private Army that will save Britain from the Nazi hoards.

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