Based on the true story of four brilliant young men at Cambridge University who are recruited to spy for Russia. They take huge personal risks to pass Britain's biggest secrets to Moscow. This premiered on BBC America on October 25, 2003.
In 1934, four brilliant young men at Cambridge University are recruited to spy for Russia. Fueled by youthful idealism, a passion for social justice, a talent for lying and a hatred for fascism, the four take huge personal risks to pass Britain's biggest secrets to Moscow. Starring four of Britain's most talented young actors, this epic yet intimate drama brings one of the twentieth century's most compelling true stories to exciting new life.
-- Great Britain
Secret service -- Great Britain -- Drama.
Television programs -- Great Britain.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| Burbank, CA :Distributed by Warner Home Video,2003
Moffat, Peter, 1962-
Hollander, Tom, 1967-
Penry-Jones, Rupert, 1970-
West, Samuel, 1966-
O'Sullivan, Emer, 1957-
Gill, Chris (Motion picture editor)
Lunn, John, 1956-
British Broadcasting Corporation.
Perpetual Motion Pictures.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Toby Stevens, Tom Hollander, Rupert Penry-Jones, Samuel West.
Cinematographer, David Higgs ; art director, Emer O'Sullivan ; editor, Chris Gill ; music, John Lunn ; costume designer, Charlotte Walter ; production designer, Mike Gunn.
Special features: commentary on episodes one and four by writer Peter Moffat, director Tim Fywell and producer Mark Shivas; documentary "Spy Web- The Cambridge Spies"; historical scrapbook; photo gallery, trailers.
DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.
2 videodiscs (240 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.