The true story of a group of Cambridge University Students who are recruited to spy for the Soviet Union in the early 1930s.
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Cast

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 Guy Burgess (4 episodes, 2003)
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 Kim Philby (4 episodes, 2003)
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 Donald Maclean (4 episodes, 2003)
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 Anthony Blunt (4 episodes, 2003)
Stuart Laing ...
 Jack Hewit (3 episodes, 2003)
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 Henry (2 episodes, 2003)
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 Melinda Maclean (2 episodes, 2003)
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 Colonel Winter (2 episodes, 2003)
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 Otto (2 episodes, 2003)
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 Guy Liddell (2 episodes, 2003)
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 Julian Bell (2 episodes, 2003)
Colin Higgins ...
 Porter (2 episodes, 2003)
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 James Angleton (2 episodes, 2003)
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 The Queen (2 episodes, 2003)
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The true story of a group of Cambridge University Students who are recruited to spy for the Soviet Union in the early 1930s.

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Trivia

The number of episodes in this BBC spy television mini-series totals to four. See more »

Goofs

Spanish Civil War began in 1936. Prince of Wales became Edward VIII in January of that year. The prince could not have been at aristocrat's house after the war had begun. See more »

Quotes

Guy Burgess: Vladivostok, Moscow, the Kusnetsk Basin, Cambridge - the coldest places on Earth. Of the four, Cambridge is the coldest, permanently February the nineteenth.
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Connections

Version of Philby, Burgess and Maclean (1977) See more »

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written by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart
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Very entertaining
18 May 2003 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Cambridge Spies is glamorous, intelligent and exciting - a winning formula! The acting is brilliant and the editing very stylish. The plot is slightly hard to catch at times, but it doesn't matter as the locations are stunning and performances touching. Great TV!


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