Espionage (1963–1964)

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Victor Platt ...
 Airport Official / ... (3 episodes, 1963-1964)
Maxwell Shaw ...
 Albert / ... (2 episodes, 1963)
Alan Tilvern ...
 P'Eng Pat / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Gertan Klauber ...
 Innkeeper / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Kevin Brennan ...
 3rd Inspector / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Ernst Walder ...
 Stasse / ... (2 episodes, 1964)
Gerard Heinz ...
 Doctor / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
David Healy ...
 American Sailor / ... (2 episodes, 1964)
Jan Conrad ...
 Chief Mechanic / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Madeleine Burgess ...
 2nd Woman in bar / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
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 Policeman / ... (2 episodes, 1964)
Sean Barry-Weske ...
 German Dog Handler / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
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2 October 1963 (USA)  »

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An underrated television series.
12 February 2002 | by (dundee) – See all my reviews

Quite an unusual television series for the time - a potpourri of individual dramas that were only linked by the fact that they were about spies and spying.

Some were fiction, but included interesting explorations of the theme. One, for example, was based on the British 'spies for peace' episode, in which anti-nuclear campaigners released details of government bunkers. The scripts were usually of a high quality.

Other programmes were about historical events. Although not strictly 'espionage', one dealt with the landing of Roger Casement in Ireland prior to the Easter Rising. Another was a recreation of the attempt of Dr. Johnson, no less, to thwart an American female spy in eighteenth century London!

It would be interesting to know if any of the episodes of this series survived.


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