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Nuclear Secrets


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New series1/5. Dramatised documentaries exploring key points in the race for nuclear supremacy.
The Spy from Moscow. Exploring the undercover work of Soviet colonel Oleg Penkovsky who, during the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962, passed huge amounts of technical information to MI6 and the CIA. Pursued by the KGB, he died a brutal death soon afterwards. Was he a saviour of the free world or a sinister triple agent? Narrated by Sean Pertwee.
Writer Mark Halliley ; Executive producer Deborah Cadbury
Director Matthew Wortman (HD)


Unknown: Colonel Oleg Penkovsky
Unknown: Sean Pertwee.
Unknown: Mark Halliley
Producer: Deborah Cadbury
Director: Matthew Wortman
Penkovsky: Mark Bonnar
Wynne: Peter Lindford
Shergold: Andrew Havill
Bulik: Tim Flavin
Varentsov: Constantine Greqory
Chisholm: Lucy Liemann
Gribanov: Michael Gorevoy
McCone: Vincent Marzello
Greybeal: Bradley Lavelle
Brugioni: Vincent Riotta

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