Bergerac: See You in Moscow (BBC-1 15 Nov 1981 with George Irving and Sara Kestelman)

In See You In Moscoe, Margaret Semple, a civil servant exposed as a spy tries to flee to Moscow via Jersey, unaware that her Russian contact, with whom she is in love, has been told to eliminate her.

Jim gets involved when MI6 believe she may be on the island although he is none too impressed as it’s day off and had planned to spend it with daughter Kim.

The always excellent Bernard Gallagher impresses once again as brusque MI5 man Colonel Measures.

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Jim and Francine are now more than just good friends and it’s Francine who actually plays a major part in the proceedings having given Margaret directions when she first lands on the island and later having her car stolen by her when the chase begins.

production details
UK / BBC-1 / 1×50 minute episode / Broadcast 15 November 1981

Writer: Gerry O’Hara / Director: Don Leaver

Series: Bergerac Season 1 Episode 5

John Nettles as Jim Bergerac
Cecile Paoli as Francine
Terence Alexander as Hungerford
Sean Arnold as Crozier
Mela White as Diamante Lil
Annette Badland as Charlotte
Lindsay Heath as Kim
Sara Kestelman as Margaret Semple
Helen Shingler as Mrs Semple
Bernard Gallagher as Colonel Measures
Michael Osborne as Collins
George Irving as Gregori
Colin Rix as Khomyakov
Michael Forrest as Brideson
Christopher Rozyciii as Belov
Ray Mort as Kranski
Hilary Crane as Mrs Kranski
Anthony Head as Bill
Linsay Beauchamp as Girl in office
Harry Waters as Doctor
Alfred Hoffman as Fisherman
James Curran as Det-Constable
James Duggan as Immigration officer
Paul Hegarty as Scots-hiker
Elaine Ashley as Molly

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