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.

Series 1

1. Operation Lubenski

First broadcast: Friday 15th September 1961

June 1940 - Colonel Trumper is chosen to rescue a Polish professor from peril. With Britain standing alone, this news proves it really is desperate times...

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2. The Spy School

First broadcast: Friday 22nd September 1961

It's back to school for Colonel Trumper's unit as they are assigned to secret espionage training in order to prepare them for undercover missions in Europe. They pass their final test with some degree of success.

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3. A Phoney Marks Time

First broadcast: Friday 29th September 1961

With the task of flooding the Reich with forged money, Colonel Trumper and his unit come unstuck when they visit a Bavarian casino.

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4. Factory Saboteurs

First broadcast: Friday 6th October 1961

More adventures from the biography of Colonel Trumper.

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5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Friday 20th October 1961

More adventures from the biography of Colonel Trumper.

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