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)
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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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9 May 2003 (UK)  »

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Trivia

The mini-series filmed in three countries: [in alphabetical order] England in the UK, Spain in Europe, and the USA in North America. See more »

Goofs

Anthony Blunt is given a sporran by "Queen Mary". The Queen he is seen conferring with several times is Queen Elizabeth, later the Queen Mother. See more »

Quotes

Guy Burgess: Isn't he beautiful? His name is Julian Bell. He frightens me 'cause he burns so brightly. Bright, beautiful flames burn out.
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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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First Class TV
19 May 2003 | by (London) – See all my reviews

High production values and a great story drive this excellent show along at just the right pace. Never rushed or drawn-out. A few oddities with the script - some things don't seem to flow right but minor. Perhaps the editor put a few bits of film in the wrong place! David Higgs' photography is a joy to watch - it would almost be worth watching without any sound! Aspiring DPs (directors of photography)should look at his lighting, framing and camera movement. Lovely use of long lenses to separate the characters from the background. Older DPs should start to worry!


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