It's 1963, and Alison Wilson returns home to find husband Alexander dead. Soon afterward, a woman arrives at the door, claiming to be Alec's 'real wife.' Alison embarks on a mission of discovery to try and find out who her husband was, but from their wartime romance to a mysterious period in India, it soon becomes clear that Alec died holding his secrets close to his chest.
Husbands -- Drama.
Widows -- Drama.
Novelists, English -- Drama.
Spies -- Drama.
Espionage, British -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Biographical television programs.
Spy television programs.
Historical television programs.
Fiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| [Arlington, Virginia?] :2019
|Edition||UK edition, Widescreen.|
|Other Titles|| Masterpiece theatre (Television program)
Secret lives of a secret agent.
Larkin, Jackie, television producer.
Laxton, Richard, television director.
Wilson, Ruth, 1982- actor.
Glen, Iain, 1961- actor.
Kher, Anupam, 1955- actor.
Kennedy, Patrick, 1977- actor.
Marten, Barbara, actor.
McElhinney, Ian, 1948- actor.
Farrant, Otto, actor.
Lynch, Calam, actor.
Shaw, Fiona, 1958- actor.
Hawes, Keeley, 1977- actor.
Crook, Tim, 1959- Secret lives of a secret agent.
Snowed-In Productions, production company.
British Broadcasting Corporation, production company.
All 3 Media International (Firm), production company.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), publisher, broadcaster.
Ruth Wilson, Iain Glen, Anupam Kher, Patrick Kennedy, Barbara Marten, Ian McElhinney, Otto Farrant, Calam Lynch, Fiona Shaw, Keeley Hawes.
Director of photography, Hubert Taczanowski ; editor, Stephen Haren ; music, Anne Nikitin.
In English; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Title from container.
Originally broadcast on the PBS network on Masterpiece in 2018.
Based on The secret lives of a secret agent : the mysterious life and times of Alexander Wilson by Tim Crook.
Special feature: Behind-the-scenes featurette.
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen presentation; 5.1 surround.
1 videodisc (approximately 170 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.