Synopsis | Cast | Production
spin-off from the successful series - The Sullivans.
1941 - and a frigate is torpedoed in the Eastern Mediterranean. John
Sullivan is rescued by a group of Yugoslav Chetnik guerrillas in a
small boat travelling across from Egypt. The Chetnik leader, Marko
Karadjic, forces John to travel with him up through Greek Macedonia
to a village in Servia, where he is made to practise as a doctor.
In one of the raids John saves the life of beautiful Jewish girl,
Nadia Mose. They come to love each other, and live together in the
Chetnik village. The village is besieged by the Gestapo and John gives
himself up as a result of the cruel slaying of Markos son. He is
brutally treated, but Nadia organises his rescue. John meets an English
agent, Major Barrington, who rekindles in him a yearning to return
to his own people. Barrington dies, but John makes contact with Captain
Meg Fulton, an English Special operations agent. Before he can persuade
her he is what he claims, he is dragged away by Stipra, and forced
to return to the Partisan hideout. Meg is startled to find that her
superiors in England believe John may have information that may be
useful to them. They send her back to Yugoslavia to bring him out.
There is a battle in progress when Meg flies in. John Sullivan is
operating a medical aid post up near the fighting. Meg persuades Nadia
to go through to him, and let him know she is waiting. Dodging through
the mountains, they cross a minefield. An explosion - and John is
shattered almost beyond recognition. But there is still life in the
body of John Sullivan which Meg Fulton flies from Yugoslavia to England,
leaving Nadia to fight on in Yugoslavia.
CAPTAIN MEG FULTON
MAJOR JAMES BARRINGTON
Executive Producers: Hector Crawford, Jock Blair
Producer: John Barningham
Director: David Stevens
Writers: Tony Morphett & Brian Wright
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