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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 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)
Darrell D'Silva ...
 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

Actor Toby Stephens starred as the arch villain Gustav Graves in the previous year's James Bond movie Die Another Day (2002). See more »

Goofs

There is a scene with a steam train leaving a station during World War 2 with the blue double-oval "First" sign (for First Class) on the window and the red triangle "No Smoking" sign also on a window. Both these signs were not introduced until the railways were nationalized in 1948 and became British Railways. See more »

Quotes

Anthony Blunt: Even when you're silent the noise is remarkable.
Guy Burgess: Noise?
Anthony Blunt: The noise of your heart pumping away on your sleeve. The cacophony of your gawp.
Guy Burgess: Does it show that much?
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Connections

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

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Jerusalem
by Sir Charles Hubert Hastings Parry
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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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