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Close to the Enemy 

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A British intelligence officer has to ensure that a captured German scientist helps the British develop jet aircraft.
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Series cast summary:
Lucy Ward Lucy Ward ...  Lotte Koehler 7 episodes, 2016
August Diehl ...  Dieter Koehler 7 episodes, 2016
Jim Sturgess ...  Callum Ferguson 7 episodes, 2016
Julian Bleach ...  Geoffrey Salter 7 episodes, 2016
Robert Glenister ...  Brigadier Wainwright 7 episodes, 2016
Alfie Allen ...  Ringwood 7 episodes, 2016
Charity Wakefield ...  Julia 7 episodes, 2016
Phoebe Fox ...  Kathy Griffiths 7 episodes, 2016
Alfred Molina ...  Harold Lindsay-Jones 7 episodes, 2016
Angela Bassett ...  Eva 7 episodes, 2016
Sebastian Armesto ...  Alex Lombard 7 episodes, 2016
Charlotte Riley ...  Rachel Lombard 7 episodes, 2016
Ciara Charteris ...  Lucy Lindsay - Jones 7 episodes, 2016
Freddie Highmore ...  Victor Ferguson 7 episodes, 2016
Sai Bennett ...  Anna White / ... 6 episodes, 2016
Lindsay Duncan ...  Frau Bellinghausen 6 episodes, 2016
Alexander Mounsey Alexander Mounsey ...  Military Guard 6 episodes, 2016
Carly Bawden Carly Bawden ...  Ruth 5 episodes, 2016
Andrew Price Andrew Price ...  Maitre D' / ... 5 episodes, 2016
Emma Fielding ...  Miss Clarkson 5 episodes, 2016
Vinette Robinson ...  Rita 5 episodes, 2016
Peter Prentice Peter Prentice ...  Hotel Manager 4 episodes, 2016
Jacqueline Tong ...  Mrs. Tooley 4 episodes, 2016
James Bradshaw ...  Mr. Emmanuel 3 episodes, 2016
Duncan Wisbey Duncan Wisbey ...  Leonard 3 episodes, 2016
Antje Traue ...  Mentz / ... 3 episodes, 2016
Lucas Caruso Lucas Caruso ...  Richie the Drumer / ... 2 episodes, 2016
Sophie Bleasdale ...  Fullers Waitress 2 episodes, 2016
Robert Cawsey Robert Cawsey ...  Pete 2 episodes, 2016
Kirsty Hoiles Kirsty Hoiles ...  Bergit's Minder / ... 2 episodes, 2016
Aleksandar Jovanovic ...  Horst Kleinow 2 episodes, 2016
Lee Long Lee Long ...  Victor's Minder / ... 2 episodes, 2016
Karol Steele Karol Steele ...  Refugee 2 episodes, 2016
Hannah Taylor Gordon ...  Nurse Cullan / ... 2 episodes, 2016
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A British intelligence officer has to ensure that a captured German scientist helps the British develop jet aircraft.

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Country:

UK

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English

Release Date:

10 November 2016 (UK) See more »

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Close to the Enemy See more »

Filming Locations:

Liverpool, England, UK See more »

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Stereo

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16:9 HD
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A more correct version of the plot should have focused on the number of German aeronautical engineers that came to work in the U.K., either willingly or taken using T-Force as shown in this series, and included engineers such as Dietrich Küchemann, Johanna Weber and Hans Multhopp. Multhopp did in fact design a supersonic jet aircraft for the British at the RAE - however, as soon as it reached the prototype stage, Multhopp was taken of his own project, as he was classed as an 'enemy alien' working in Britain. See more »

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I really enjoyed this show.
26 March 2017 | by grandmabratSee all my reviews

I don't understand all the bad reviews, but then they usually say they gave up watching early on. I went all the way through it and wish there would be another season or two. I don't know what they think is 'well written' but I enjoyed most of the plot and scenes. Only the sexy scenes were not to my liking and felt as if they were put in to make things more 'exciting'. The last episode was the best way to end things. I didn't feel cheated or let down. I really liked the scenes in the hotel. It was interesting to see the challenges after the war that we never really see made into a series or a movie. I think the story message to me was that people in a difficult situation don't always do the right thing. They aren't always brave and sometimes they are just plain overwhelmed. And that is whether you are on the winning side or the losing side.


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