It's 1777, and a mysterious lady is in London...is she spying for the American revolutionaries?? Dr Johnson and Boswell investigate, but always seem a couple of steps behind...
Did You Know?
This series gave Michael Powell his first experience of directing for television. This segment gave him the chance to cast Roger Livesey, one of his favorite actors, as Dr. Johnson, his favorite Englishman. Perhaps to celebrate the fact, he also cast his wife, Frankie Reidy, and their two young sons in uncredited bit parts. See more