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Reilly, Ace of Spies: The Visiting Fireman (S1EP3 ITV 14 Sep 1983, Joanne Whalley)

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The Visiting Fireman: 1905: A British operation to steal German ship plans is in danger of being uncovered. Zaharov wants the plans and Cummings wants a compromised agent saved, but Reilly decides on a unique approach to the problem.

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: Joanne Whalley, David Hayman, Bill Nighy, David Ryall, Bernard Gallagher, Paul Humpoletz, Philip Bird, Renny Krupinski, Phillip Reader, Timothy Block, Chris Webb

Writer: Troy Kennedy Martin / Director: Martin Campbell

Airdate: 14 Sep 1983 on ITV

Series: Reilly, Ace of Spies Season 1 Episode 3

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.