An anthology series telling different and unrelated stories of espionage set in many countries and historical periods.
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Complete series cast summary:
Victor Platt ...
 Airport Official / ... 3 episodes, 1963-1964
Maxwell Shaw ...
 Albert / ... 2 episodes, 1963
Alan Tilvern ...
 P'Eng Pat / ... 2 episodes, 1963-1964
Gertan Klauber ...
 Innkeeper / ... 2 episodes, 1963-1964
Kevin Brennan ...
 3rd Inspector / ... 2 episodes, 1963-1964
Ernst Walder ...
 Stasse / ... 2 episodes, 1964
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David Healy ...
 American Sailor / ... 2 episodes, 1964
Jan Conrad ...
 Chief Mechanic / ... 2 episodes, 1963-1964
Madeleine Burgess ...
 2nd Woman in bar / ... 2 episodes, 1963-1964
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 Policeman / ... 2 episodes, 1964
Sean Barry-Weske ...
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An anthology series telling different and unrelated stories of espionage set in many countries and historical periods.

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2 October 1963 (USA)  »

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(24 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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An underrated television series.

Quite an unusual television series for the time - a potpourri of individual dramas that were only linked by the fact that they were about spies and spying.

Some were fiction, but included interesting explorations of the theme. One, for example, was based on the British 'spies for peace' episode, in which anti-nuclear campaigners released details of government bunkers. The scripts were usually of a high quality.

Other programmes were about historical events. Although not strictly 'espionage', one dealt with the landing of Roger Casement in Ireland prior to the Easter Rising. Another was a recreation of the attempt of Dr. Johnson, no less, to thwart an American female spy in eighteenth century London!

It would be interesting to know if any of the episodes of this series survived.


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