A British intelligence officer has to ensure that a captured German scientist helps the British develop jet aircraft.
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 Dieter Koehler (7 episodes, 2016)
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Utterly brilliant --- Poliakoff
5 December 2016 | by (Scotland) – See all my reviews

You either like or loathe Stephens Poliakoff's work. Close to the Enemy returns to well trodden Poliakoff territory the darker side of those from Britain's great and good who appeased Hitler and murk deeds of the UK's intelligence and security services, however the tone is not quite so menacingly dark as that of "Glorius 39". In spirit it perhaps closer to "Dancing on the Edge" which has a similar hotel setting and range of characters. Like Dancing on the Edge it uses jazz to add to the period feel and provide relief from dark theme although less prominently than in the earlier drama.

Poliakoff's work as always attracts a superb cast Alfred Molina in particular puts in a superb performance, an Lindsay Duncan is as always worth watching. Phillip Glenister puts in a quality performance. I should also individually praise all the members of the cast from the rising generation of actors but as every single one them was superb it would take all day.


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