This Time Shift documentary looks at the evolution of British espionage in the 20th century, considering its long relationship with spy fiction during the same period and examining their parallel development. With contributions from David Shayler , Charlie Higson and John Le Carre.
Narrated by Bill Nighy.
1/2. Comedy thriller from 1991, starring Nigel Havers and Warren Clarke as undercover KGB agents who were sent to the UK by the Russians in and virtually forgotten for 25 years - by which time they have become more British than their hosts. Concludes next week. See page 56.
1/4. Epic drama based on the westerns of Larry McMurtry. After burying his former partners, Captain Call embarks on a long and dangerous journey, driving a herd of wild mustangs 2,500 miles north. Starring Jon Voight , Louis Gossett Jr , Barbara Hershey , Rick Schroder , Oliver Reed and Reese Witherspoon.
11.00 2/4. Gideon Walker and his group are plunged into turmoil as Agostina kills two US cavalrymen.
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