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SS-GB 

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A British homicide detective investigates a murder in a German-occupied England in a parallel universe where the Nazis won World War II.
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Series cast summary:
Sam Riley ...  Douglas Archer 5 episodes, 2017
James Cosmo ...  Harry Woods 5 episodes, 2017
Rainer Bock ...  Fritz Kellermann 5 episodes, 2017
Kate Bosworth ...  Barbara Barga 5 episodes, 2017
Maeve Dermody ...  Sylvia Manning 5 episodes, 2017
Lars Eidinger ...  Dr. Oskar Huth 5 episodes, 2017
Jason Flemyng ...  George Mayhew 5 episodes, 2017
Christina Cole ...  Mrs. Sheenan 4 episodes, 2017
Lucas Gregorowicz Lucas Gregorowicz ...  Hausser 4 episodes, 2017
Louis Ashbourne Serkis ...  Douggie Archer 3 episodes, 2017
Kit Connor ...  Bob Sheenan 3 episodes, 2017
Andrew Bicknell ...  Professor Springer 3 episodes, 2017
Michael Epp ...  Glott 3 episodes, 2017
James Northcote ...  John Spode 3 episodes, 2017
August Zirner ...  General von Ruff 2 episodes, 2017
Carsten Hayes ...  Hotel Lubeck Drunk Captain 2 episodes, 2017
Ryan Coath Ryan Coath ...  Arthur 2 episodes, 2017
Paul Bentall Paul Bentall ...  Sir John Shields 2 episodes, 2017
Jordan Long ...  Blockwarden 2 episodes, 2017
Geoffrey McGivern ...  Headmaster 2 episodes, 2017
William Meredith ...  C.K. Wolpert 2 episodes, 2017
Aneurin Barnard ...  PC Jimmy Dunn 2 episodes, 2017
Frankie Fitzgerald ...  PC Miles 2 episodes, 2017
Ronald Zehrfeld ...  Hans Hesse 2 episodes, 2017
Oliver Gomm ...  Doctor 2 episodes, 2017
Julian Rhind-Tutt ...  Bernard Staines 2 episodes, 2017
Danny Webb ...  Sydney Garin 2 episodes, 2017
Trevor White ...  Daniel Hapkiss 2 episodes, 2017
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England, 1941. Germany, having successfully invaded in 1940, is now in control of the UK. The SS now run the country but for general law and order, a famed Scotland Yard detective. Archer walks a thin line, as his job requires him to work closely with the despised SS, the vanguard of Nazi fascism. To some this makes him a traitor. An English resistance movement exists but Archer believes that resistance is futile and will only lead to further bloodshed. Then a murder case draws him into the struggle, and into a plot of international proportions. Written by grantss

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In actual history, it was two refugee Jewish scientists in Britain who made the key breakthrough. The Frisch-Peierls memorandum of March 1940 revealed that a nuclear weapon could be made with about a kilogram of material, rather than several tons as most people believed then.

Neither are mentioned, but the circulating documents might be a development of their work. See more »

Goofs

The SS are aware that Detective Archer does not share their beliefs, and that his wife was killed by German bombing. Yet they choose to keep him as the chief local policeman on a case they view as enormously important.

In actual history, all occupied countries had some police who were pro-Nazi. See more »

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British suspense and intrigue
6 March 2017 | by KathleenK22See all my reviews

I am thinking I must be watching a different show going by some of the comments on here. It is English not American so the style is probably what some people are unable to respond to positively. I hate everything spelled out for me. I like the English style which is more subtle and allows the viewer to imbibe the atmosphere and fill in some gaps and silences. Some other shows allows one to do this more but this one is still very English. I am liking the characterisation and the costumes and the setting all of which provide drama. Not everything is told in the dialogue. The main protagonist is handsome and mysterious. The female characters offer the possibility of more than one choice for romantic tension. The Nazis are dangerous but there is another group that will be difficult for the inspector to negotiate and stay on good terms with. He has a son to protect which means he has to tread carefully. I like this show and think it is worth at least an 8.


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English | German

Release Date:

19 February 2017 (UK) See more »

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