A reporter Mullen 'stumbles' on a story linking a prominent Member of Parliament to a KGB agent. In fact it is also linked to a near Nuclear disaster involving a teenage runaway and an Americal USAF base. Has there been a Government cover-up,Mullen teams up with Vernon Bayliss, an old hack, and Nina Beckam the MP's assistant to find out the truth. Written by
Matthew Stanfield <email@example.com>
Just how far will a government go to hide the truth?
Did You Know?
As with the spelling of the then recent movie Best Defense
(1984) (which is also spelt "Best Defence" in some territories), this UK film's title had its spelling changed from "Defence of the Realm" to "Defense of the Realm" for its American release stateside in the USA. See more
Markham's wife's name is spelled Trudy Markham in the rolling credits. In a newspaper clipping that Mullen looks at, her name is spelled "Trudi" in the headline. See more
Vodka and Coca-Cola. Detente in a glass!
The research done for this film is shown by the acknowledgment at the end of the credits: "The Producers wish to thank the STAFF and MANAGEMENT of THE TIMES NEWSPAPERS FOR THEIR HELP." See more
Music by Johann Sebastian Bach See more