Bernard Samson is a spy in the employ of SIS, London Central.
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 Bernard Samson (13 episodes, 1988)
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 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)
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 George Kozinski (7 episodes, 1988)
Alexei Jawdokimov ...
 Pavel Moskvin (6 episodes, 1988)
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Bernard Samson is a spy in the employ of SIS, London Central.

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A Great Dramatization of Deighton's Great Spy Thriller
5 April 2004 | by (san jose) – See all my reviews

This made for television movie, based on the three books Game, Set, Match, by Len Deighton, is one of the best spy dramas ever produced. Ian Holm is brilliant in his portrayal of the stoic but cunning Bernard Samson. If you are a Deighton fan, as well you should be, this is certainly the best adaptation of his work ever to appear in this media since Michael Caine starred in The Ipcress File and Funeral In Berlin. If you like spy thrillers, this a collector's item. It is certainly on par with "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy" and one can only hope that it will be made available on DVD. I'll keep my fingers crossed that such wisdom will strike those who own the copyright!


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