"You need to see Secret Army and you need
to read this book" (Gareth Roberts, writer - Doctor Who and The Sarah Jane Adventures)
"A real labour of love, and it shows: there
isn't a dry or boring paragraph anywhere" ('Gran Ulated', London)
"The series' many fans will be overjoyed to
have this rich and reliable source to constantly draw from. Those not yet
hooked will greatly enjoy the book and then plunge into the DVDs. Thanks to
Andy Priestner there will always be new Secret Army fans."
(Christine Alm, Stockholm)
THE COMPLETE SECRET
ARMY: the unofficial and unauthorised guide to the classic TV series
Author: Andy Priestner
Michael E. Briant
Format: Paperback (672 pages)
Published: 01 December 2008
Retail Price: £30.00
Offer Price: £20.00(plus postage & packing)
This comprehensive book, an essential read for any fan of the series, seeks
to uncover how the classic drama Secret Army was conceived and details its
journey to our television screens. Each episode is reviewed in depth and
accompanied by information on the actual historical events which inspired
the series’ gripping storylines.
The book also includes:
- Many exclusive behind-the-scenes photos
- Photos and information on the UK and Belgian filming locations
- Reminiscences from cast and crew
- A comprehensive section on spin-off series
- Information on the original pilot episode:
- Information on the abortive reunion episode:
What Did You Do in the War, Daddy?
About the Author:
Andy Priestner has been a devotee of Secret
Army since he first caught the 1981 repeat season at the tender age of nine.
While freelancing for the DVD company DD Video in 2003 some 22 years later,
the opportunity arose for him to produce special features to accompany their
Secret Army boxsets and he leapt at the chance. While researching the
booklets for the DVDs, Andy amassed more material than he could use, so the
prospect of a full book on the series beckoned. The fact that, unlike sci-fi
series, classic TV drama remains largely unexplored, has also encouraged him
in this endeavour.