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"Reilly: Ace of Spies" (1983) More at IMDbPro »

Season: 1
Year: 1983


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: An Affair with a Married Woman

5 September 1983
A Russian born Jew, recruited by British Intelligence in 1901 to obtain intelligence on Russian oil fields, is detained in a provincial town under suspicion.

Sam Neill ... Sidney Reilly

Leo McKern ... Zaharov
Norman Rodway ... Cummings

Peter Egan ... Fothergill
Jeananne Crowley ... Margaret

John Rhys-Davies ... Tanyatos
Sebastian Shaw ... Reverend Thomas
Denis Holmes ... Admiral Fisher
John Hart Dyke ... Pomeroy
John Monckton ... Elliott
Howard Lew Lewis ... Rowhedge

Vic Tablian ... Firsig
Michele Copsey ... Rose

Benjamin Feitelson ... Sergeant Kott (as Ben Feitelson)
Barbara Ashcroft ... Mrs. 'A'
Jonathan Steward ... Harringay
Dennis Chinnery ... Markstein
John Ludlow ... Detective
Vanda Godsell ... Woman

John Owens ... Reporter
Angelo Gibson ... Reporter
Malcolm Gerard ... Reporter
Susie Fairfax ... Worthing

Season 1, Episode 2: Prelude to War

7 September 1983
As an agent of Japan's ally Great Britain, Reilly is forced to aid the Japanese fleet invade Port Arthur begin the Russo-Japanese War.

Sam Neill ... Sidney Reilly
Jeananne Crowley ... Margaret

David Suchet ... Inspector Tsientsin
Derek Newark ... General Stoessel
Joris Stuyck ... Greenberg
Paul Williamson ... Ericson
Alex McCrindle ... Macdougal
Richard Rees ... Captain Tanaka
Richard Ireson ... Tyrkov
Richard Ridings ... Vanderberg
David Belcher ... Port Official
Jacqueline Chan ... Minna (as Jacqui Chan)
Vincent Wong ... Captain
Robert Lee ... Admiral Togo
Andy Ho ... Lee Pin

Ric Young ... Sergeant
Anthony Chinn ... Lieutenant

Nigel Bennett ... Port Official's Assistant
Michael Bryant ... Narrator

Season 1, Episode 3: The Visiting Fireman

14 September 1983
One of two British operatives at a German shipyard is found out and although Reilly is sent to his place, he doesn't reveal himself to his fellow agent.

Sam Neill ... Sidney Reilly

Leo McKern ... Zaharov
Norman Rodway ... Cummings

Peter Egan ... Fothergill

David Hayman ... Von Jaegar

Bill Nighy ... Goschen

David Ryall ... Glass

Joanne Whalley ... Ulla
Bernard Gallagher ... Huberhoff
Paul Humpoletz ... Von Der Helle
Philip Bird ... Muller
Renny Krupinski ... Post Office Clerk
Phillip Reader ... Policeman
Timothy Block ... Crane Driver
Chris Webb ... Maitland
Michael Bryant ... Narrator

Season 1, Episode 4: Anna

21 September 1983
Reilly goes to Paris to try and find his estranged wife and convince an oil developer to sign with Britain rather than France.

Sam Neill ... Sidney Reilly
Norman Rodway ... Cummings

Peter Egan ... Fothergill

Diana Hardcastle ... Anna
Peter Howell ... Rothschild
Denis Lill ... D'Arcy
Colin Jeavons ... Widdemeyer

Paul Brooke ... Granier
Roger Kemp ... D'Anjou
Nancy Nevinson ... Concierge
John Gould ... Teacher
David Millett ... Sailor
Mischa De La Motte ... Waiter
Michael Bryant ... Narrator

Season 1, Episode 5: Dreadnoughts and Crosses

28 September 1983
Estranged from his British intelligence contacts, Reilly, now back in Russia, works in his capacity as a German arms dealer to sell warships to Russia.

Sam Neill ... Sidney Reilly

Leo McKern ... Zaharov
Norman Rodway ... Cummings

Peter Egan ... Fothergill
Brian Protheroe ... Grammaticoff
Celia Gregory ... Nadia Massino

John Castle ... Count Massino
Jeananne Crowley ... Margaret

Aubrey Morris ... Mendrovovich
Geoffrey Whitehead ... Lubinsky
Antony Brown ... Admiral Hall
Roger Hume ... Stubbs

Jonathan Adams ... British Ambassador
Prentis Hancock ... Souvorin
Kenteas Brine ... Panina
Arnold Diamond ... Von Meck
John Malcolm ... Schroeder
Norman Comer ... Thomas
Laurin Kaski ... Hotel Porter
John Rapley ... Servant
Dan Meaden ... Master of Ceremonies
Tony Wredden ... Waiter (as Tony Wreddon)
Ian Cinderby ... Cavalry Officer
Alf Joint ... Head Beater
Michael Bryant ... Narrator
Richard Albrecht ... Operator (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 6: Dreadnoughts and Doublecrosses

5 October 1983
Sidney proceeds with his byzantine plan to get Count Massino to approve his German contract for dreadnoughts through seduction and bribery.

Sam Neill ... Sidney Reilly

Leo McKern ... Zaharov
Norman Rodway ... Cummings
Celia Gregory ... Nadia Massino

John Castle ... Count Massino
Brian Protheroe ... Grammaticoff
Jeananne Crowley ... Margaret

Aubrey Morris ... Mendrovovich
Noel Johnson ... Sir Edward Grey
Christopher Northey ... Cartwright

Jonathan Adams ... British Ambassador
Prentis Hancock ... Souvorin
Kenteas Brine ... Panina
Mark Brackenbury ... Naval Officer
John Malcolm ... Schroeder
Stanley Lebor ... Grigorenko
Richard Borthwick ... Thompson
Guy Deghy ... Popakatoff
Norman Comer ... Thomas
John Rapley ... Manservant
Wally Thomas ... Night Porter
George Silver ... Hotel Owner
Tony Wredden ... Waiter (as Tony Wreddon)
Michael Bryant ... Narrator

Season 1, Episode 7: Gambit

12 October 1983
In the early days of the 1917 Russian Revolution, Reilly works on behalf of the British to topple the Bolsheviks and get Russia back in the war.

Sam Neill ... Sidney Reilly
Norman Rodway ... Cummings

Tom Bell ... Dzerzhinsky
Brian Protheroe ... Grammaticoff
Michael Aldridge ... Orlov

Kenneth Cranham ... Lenin

Hugh Fraser ... Hill

Ian Charleson ... Lockhart
Clive Merrison ... Savinkov
Bill Wallis ... Bonch-Brouevich
Jack Klaff ... Karachan
Jan Chappell ... Marie Friede

Derek Smith ... Count Mirbach
David Markham ... Balfour
Alan Downer ... Berzin
Barry Stokes ... Cromie
William Wilde ... Friede
Judy Elrington ... Elena Petrovna
Christopher Douglas ... Aleks Alexandrovich

Frances Barber ... Dagmara
Anna Nygh ... Moura
Victoria Harwood ... Natalia

Bogdan Kominowski ... Peters
Frank Baker ... Smidchen

Alfred Molina ... Blumkin
Alec Linstead ... Aide
Shevaun Briars ... Telephonist
Richard Albrecht ... Operator
Kenneth Midwood ... Banker
Steve Dixon ... Guard
Niven Boyd ... Guard

Richard Cubison ... Guard
Philip Wilde ... Guard
Michael Bryant ... Narrator
John Monckton ... Elliott (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 8: Endgame

19 October 1983
Reilly's plan to overthrow the Bolshevik government and install himself as head of state hits a bump in the road when Lenin's intelligence chief Dzerzhinsky convinces him to postpone a strategic event where it is planned that Lenin's 'loyal' Latvian guard will turn on him. Howver, the promised 10,000 troops that the British government pledged turns out to be only 600 ans an attempt on Lenin's like leaves him seriously wounded but alive.

Sam Neill ... Sidney Reilly

Tom Bell ... Dzerzhinsky
Brian Protheroe ... Grammaticoff

Hugh Fraser ... Hill

Kenneth Cranham ... Lenin
Clive Merrison ... Savinkov

Ian Charleson ... Lockhart
Bill Wallis ... Bonch-Brouevich
Jack Klaff ... Karachan
Michael Aldridge ... Orlov
Jan Chappell ... Marie Friede
Barry Stokes ... Cromie
Sara Clee ... Fanya Kaplan
Jude Alderson ... Lisveta

Frances Barber ... Dagmara
Judy Elrington ... Elena Petrovna
Anna Nygh ... Moura
Victoria Harwood ... Natalia
Alan Downer ... Berzin
Jon Laurimore ... Tykkhon
Frank Baker ... Smidchen

Bogdan Kominowski ... Peters

Jeff Stewart ... Jenkins (as Jeffrey Stewart)
Bill McCabe ... Chairman
Michael Mears ... Duty Officer / Guard
Peter Silverleaf ... Guard
Ned Vukovic ... Guard
Fred Lee Own ... Worker (as Fred Lee-Own)
Roy Pattison ... Worker
Michael Bryant ... Narrator
Alan Bowerman ... Lieberman (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 9: After Moscow

26 October 1983
After the failure of the promised Btitish troops at Archangel and the failed assassination of Lenin as well as the assassinations of the Romanoffs, Sidney's hope for political control of Russia and its vast national resources vanish, and he takes his leave of British intelligence.

Sam Neill ... Sidney Reilly
Norman Rodway ... Cummings

Tom Bell ... Dzerzhinsky

Lindsay Duncan ... Alexandra
Clive Merrison ... Savinkov
Joanne Pearce ... Caryll Houselander

Hugh Fraser ... Hill

Ian Charleson ... Lockhart

Kenneth Cranham ... Lenin
Clifford Rose ... Cecil
Malcolm Terris ... Sykes
Robert Walker ... Adamson

John Bluthal ... Krassin
Rupert Frazer ... Leeper
Jane Maud ... Elsa
Bill Gavin ... Timkins

Bogdan Kominowski ... Peters
Edward Kelsey ... Prosecutor
Jennie Paul ... Doctor
Robert Lankesheer ... Attendant
Virginia Greig ... Deb
Jim Dunk ... Freight Clerk
Jeffrey Lawton ... Singer at Party
Michael Bryant ... Narrator

Season 1, Episode 10: The Trust

2 November 1983
Sidney auctions off his collection of Napoleana to finance a Russian counterrevolutionary group and convinces Henry Ford to finance an invading German army.

Sam Neill ... Sidney Reilly
Norman Rodway ... Cummings

Tom Bell ... Dzerzhinsky
Clive Merrison ... Savinkov
Celia Gregory ... Nadia
Eleanor David ... Eugenie
Laura Davenport ... Pepita

Hugh Fraser ... Hill

Anthony Higgins ... Trilisser
Malcolm Terris ... Sykes
Caroline Hutchison ... Maria Plevitskaya
Meg Davies ... Mamie Daerenthal
David Lyon ... Dichter Daerenthal

Warren Clarke ... Yakushev
Forbes Collins ... Monkewitz
Heather Canning ... Madame Chinova

Kathleen Byron ... Madame Savinkova

Michael O'Hagan ... Dougherty
Morris Perry ... Chairman
Jerry Harte ... Nobel
Gordon Sterne ... Ford
Nicholas Gecks ... Skoblin
Kenneth Nelson ... Auctioneer

Richard LeParmentier ... FBI Agent (as Richard Parmentier)
Alan Bowerman ... Lieberman
Jacob Witkin ... Ships Officer
Roy Heather ... Karl
Dennis Creaghan ... American Hotel Receptionist
Paul Imbusch ... German Hotel Receptionist
Joel Cutrara ... Interrogator
Michael Bryant ... Narrator

Season 1, Episode 11: The Last Journey

9 November 1983
Dzerzhinsky's organization "The Trust" needs Western funding, so he guarantees Sidney's safety in Russia in return for his help in raising funds.

Season 1, Episode 12: Shutdown

16 November 1983
Stali presses a reluctant Dzerzhinsky to execute Reilly as the Cheka chief resists Stalin's efforts to dismantle 'The Trust.'

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