Amidst the thaw of glasnost, the Kremlin discovers that two Soviet agents, sent to England under deep cover in 1965, have been "lost." A beautiful and ambitious Russian agent, sent to ... See full summary »
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 Jeremy Coward / ... (4 episodes, 1991)
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 Albert Robinson / ... (4 episodes, 1991)
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 Victor Chekhov (4 episodes, 1991)
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 Andrei Zorin (4 episodes, 1991)
Joanna Kanska ...
 Maj. Nina Grishina (4 episodes, 1991)
Christopher Rozycki ...
 Oleg Petrovski (4 episodes, 1991)
Richard Huw ...
 Igor Kostov (4 episodes, 1991)
Alan David ...
 K1 (4 episodes, 1991)
William Chubb ...
 George Wetherby (4 episodes, 1991)
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 Bill Sullivan (4 episodes, 1991)
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 Karl Richfield (4 episodes, 1991)
Annie Hulley ...
 Sandra Robinson (4 episodes, 1991)
Candida Gubbins ...
 Alison (4 episodes, 1991)
Jane Nash ...
 Serena (4 episodes, 1991)
Tara Moohan ...
 Sharon Robinson (4 episodes, 1991)
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 Elsie (3 episodes, 1991)
Andrzej Borkowski ...
 Doctor (3 episodes, 1991)
Ian Taylor ...
 Gary Robinson (3 episodes, 1991)
Spencer Ridgway ...
 Wayne Robinson (3 episodes, 1991)
Paul Maxwell ...
 Barrington Cabot (2 episodes, 1991)
James Smith ...
 Roger Stanley (2 episodes, 1991)
John Flanagan ...
 Bob Riley (2 episodes, 1991)
Andrew McCulloch ...
 Donald (2 episodes, 1991)
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 Rev. David Bancroft (2 episodes, 1991)
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 Policeman (2 episodes, 1991)
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Amidst the thaw of glasnost, the Kremlin discovers that two Soviet agents, sent to England under deep cover in 1965, have been "lost." A beautiful and ambitious Russian agent, sent to London to track them down, becomes embroiled in a tangle of CIA, KGB and MI-5 plots and counter-plots as the two lost agents, now utterly assimilated, try to avoid detection. Written by Karen Green <klg19@columbia.edu>

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A jewel
17 July 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This series was superb. It's listed in the IMDB as a comedy, but it is in fact a Cold War drama of the most compelling and chilling sort. Why on earth it hasn't appeared in video is beyond me. It deserves the highest rating.


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