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Sleepers 

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Amidst the thaw of glasnost, the Kremlin discovers that two Soviet agents, sent to England under deep cover in 1965, have been "lost." A beautiful and ambitious Russian agent, sent to ... See full summary »
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1991  
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Series cast summary:
Nigel Havers ...  Jeremy Coward / ... 4 episodes, 1991
Warren Clarke ...  Albert Robinson / ... 4 episodes, 1991
David Calder ...  Victor Chekhov 4 episodes, 1991
Michael Gough ...  Andrei Zorin 4 episodes, 1991
Joanna Kanska Joanna Kanska ...  Maj. Nina Grishina 4 episodes, 1991
Christopher Rozycki Christopher Rozycki ...  Oleg Petrovski 4 episodes, 1991
Richard Huw Richard Huw ...  Igor Kostov 4 episodes, 1991
Alan David Alan David ...  K1 4 episodes, 1991
William Chubb William Chubb ...  George Wetherby 4 episodes, 1991
Angus MacInnes ...  Bill Sullivan 4 episodes, 1991
Ricco Ross ...  Karl Richfield 4 episodes, 1991
Annie Hulley ...  Sandra Robinson 4 episodes, 1991
Candida Gubbins Candida Gubbins ...  Alison 4 episodes, 1991
Jane Nash Jane Nash ...  Serena 4 episodes, 1991
Tara Moohan Tara Moohan ...  Sharon Robinson 4 episodes, 1991
Barbara Young ...  Elsie 3 episodes, 1991
Andrzej Borkowski Andrzej Borkowski ...  Doctor 3 episodes, 1991
Ian Taylor Ian Taylor ...  Gary Robinson 3 episodes, 1991
Spencer Ridgway Spencer Ridgway ...  Wayne Robinson 3 episodes, 1991
Paul Maxwell ...  Barrington Cabot 2 episodes, 1991
James Smith ...  Roger Stanley 2 episodes, 1991
John Flanagan John Flanagan ...  Bob Riley 2 episodes, 1991
Andrew McCulloch ...  Donald 2 episodes, 1991
Richard Durden ...  Rev. David Bancroft 2 episodes, 1991
Patrick Moore Patrick Moore ...  Policeman 2 episodes, 1991
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Amidst the thaw of glasnost, the Kremlin discovers that two Soviet agents, sent to England under deep cover in 1965, have been "lost." A beautiful and ambitious Russian agent, sent to London to track them down, becomes embroiled in a tangle of CIA, KGB and MI-5 plots and counter-plots as the two lost agents, now utterly assimilated, try to avoid detection. Written by Karen Green <klg19@columbia.edu>

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Excellent BBC TV that should be available on a DVD!
4 March 2005 | by jobrien-9See all my reviews

Loved this mini series and unfortunately do not have a good tape of it. Does anyone know if it is available anywhere on DVD or VHS--it should be! one of the best ever from BBC shown on US PBS. I thought the casting, plot, and mix of humor and serious jabs at the warriors of the cold war was great. With all the crud out on DVD it is hard to believe that this is not available somewhere somehow for purchase. I saw it years ago, has it been re-broadcast more recently on any PBS stations, or does BBC America re-run it ever? Now that WETA Radio in DC has sold out and gone totally "news" and talk there is a desperate need for good entertainment like this mini series. I have searched for years and would greatly appreciate any help in procuring a copy of this somehow.


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English | Russian

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10 April 1991 (UK) See more »

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(4 episodes)

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