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Reilly, Ace of Spies: Dreadnoughts and Crosses (S1EP5 ITV 28 Sep 1983, John Castle)



Dreadnoughts and Crosses: 1910: Apparently now working for the Germans in Russia, Reilly is to bid on their behalf for a valuable weapons contract, giving him a chance to finally get his revenge on Zaharov.

Regular Cast: Sam Neill (Sidney Reilly), Leo McKern (Zaharov), Norman Rodway (Cummings), Peter Egan (Fothergill), Jeananne Crowley (Margaret), Tom Bell (Dzerzhinsky), Hugh Fraser (Hill), Kenneth Cranham (Lenin), Celia Gregory (Nadia), Ian Charleson (Lockhart), David Burke (Stalin)

Guest Cast: Brian Protheroe (Grammaticoff), Prentis Hancock, John Castle, Aubrey Morris, Geoffrey Whitehead, Anthony Brown, Roger Hume, Jonathan Adams, Kenteas Brine, Arnold Diamond, John Malcolm, Norman Comer, Laurin Kaski, John Rapley, Dan Meaden, Tony Wreddon, Ian Cinderby, Alf Joint

Writer: Troy Kennedy Martin / Director: Jim Goddard

Airdate: 28 Sep 1983 on ITV

Series: Reilly, Ace of Spies Season 1 Episode 5

Show Info: Period spy drama serial. During the days of the Russian revolution, Sidney Reilly, son of an aristocratic Odessa family, works for the British government trying to bring down the Bolshevik government.