Game, Set, and Match (1988– )

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An adaption of Len Deghton's trilogy, "Berlin Game," "Mexico Set," "London Match." Bernard Samson, Played by Ian Holm, is a spy in the employ of SIS, London Central. His wife, Fiona, played... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
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 Bernard Samson (13 episodes, 1988)
Michael Culver ...
 Dicky Cruyer (13 episodes, 1988)
Anthony Bate ...
 Bret Renssalaer (12 episodes, 1988)
Gail Harrison ...
 Tessa Kozinski (12 episodes, 1988)
Michael Degen ...
 Werner Volkmann (11 episodes, 1988)
Frederick Treves ...
 Frank Harrington (10 episodes, 1988)
Jamie Valder ...
 Billy Samson (10 episodes, 1988)
Kirsten Valder ...
 Sally Samson (10 episodes, 1988)
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 Morgan (9 episodes, 1988)
Mel Martin ...
 Fiona Samson (9 episodes, 1988)
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 Gloria Kent (9 episodes, 1988)
Brigitte Karner ...
 Zena Volkmann (8 episodes, 1988)
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 Erich Stinnes (7 episodes, 1988)
John Wheatley ...
 Julian McKenzie / ... (7 episodes, 1988)
Gary Whelan ...
 George Kozinski (7 episodes, 1988)
Alexei Jawdokimov ...
 Pavel Moskvin (6 episodes, 1988)
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An adaption of Len Deghton's trilogy, "Berlin Game," "Mexico Set," "London Match." Bernard Samson, Played by Ian Holm, is a spy in the employ of SIS, London Central. His wife, Fiona, played by Mel Martin, defects to the East. Written by Mark Littrell

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3 October 1988 (UK)  »

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Juego, set y partido  »

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Despite winning awards and being acclaimed by the critics in the UK it was a ratings disaster. See more »

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A masterpiece, withdrawn
30 April 2007 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

An excellent series, masterfully acted and directed, but unloved (I am told) by Mr Deighton and withdrawn by him after a single presentation. It is now only viewable in private collections, and via the British Film Institute at special request. Very unfortunate, as Ian Holm's nuanced portrayal of the weary-but-determined Bernard Samson is superb; one of his very best performances. The supporting cast, including the young Amanda Donohoe and Hugh Fraser, are superb. With Mel Martin playing the conflicted and traitorous wife, and Michael Degen as the mercurial Werner, the story positively simmers with the tragic and fateful personal consequences of the great game.


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