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Reilly, Ace of Spies: Dreadnoughts and Doublecrosses (S1EP6 ITV 5 Oct 1983, Celia Gregory)



Dreadnoughts and Doublecrosses: 1910: Reilly’s winning of the weapons contract depends on his marriage to a Russian Countess. Unfortunately, Margaret’s reappearance, engineered by Zaharov, threatens to ruin everything.

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), Stanley Lebor, John Castle, Aubrey Morris, Noel Johnson, Christopher Northey, Jonathan Adams, Prentis Hancock, Kenteas Brine, Mark Brackenbury, John Malcolm, Richard Borthwick, Guy Deghy, Norman Comer, John Rapley, Wally Thomas, George Silver, Tony Wreddon

Writer: Troy Kennedy Martin / Director: Jim Goddard

Airdate: 5 Oct 1983 on ITV

Series: Reilly, Ace of Spies Season 1 Episode 6

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.