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The Bletchley Circle 

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In 1952, four women who worked at the wartime code-breaking centre, Bletchley Park, reunite to track down a serial killer.
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Series cast summary:
Rachael Stirling ...  Millie 7 episodes, 2012-2014
Julie Graham ...  Jean 7 episodes, 2012-2014
Sophie Rundle ...  Lucy 7 episodes, 2012-2014
Anna Maxwell Martin ...  Susan 5 episodes, 2012-2014
Mark Dexter ...  Timothy 5 episodes, 2012-2014
Hattie Morahan ...  Alice 4 episodes, 2014
Faye Marsay ...  Lizzie 4 episodes, 2014
Nick Blood ...  Ben Gladstone 4 episodes, 2014
Ed Birch Ed Birch ...  Harry 3 episodes, 2012
Michael Gould Michael Gould ...  Deputy Commissioner Wainwright 3 episodes, 2012
Elliot Kerley Elliot Kerley ...  Sam 3 episodes, 2012
Jocelyn Macnab Jocelyn Macnab ...  Claire 3 episodes, 2012
Steven Robertson ...  Crowley 3 episodes, 2012
Kieran Bew ...  Clerk on Train 2 episodes, 2012
Simon Chandler ...  Solicitor 2 episodes, 2014
Edyta Budnik ...  Elishka 2 episodes, 2014
Matthew Cullum Matthew Cullum ...  Constable Barry 2 episodes, 2012
Brana Bajic Brana Bajic ...  Marta 2 episodes, 2014
Orestes Sophocleous ...  Lazzru Magros 2 episodes, 2014
Joanne Adams Joanne Adams ...  Guard 2 episodes, 2014
Anastasia Hille ...  Angela 2 episodes, 2012
Mabel Watson Mabel Watson ...  Claire 2 episodes, 2014
Freddie Anness-Lorenz Freddie Anness-Lorenz ...  Sam 2 episodes, 2014
Richard Huw Richard Huw ...  Doctor 2 episodes, 2014
John Lightbody ...  Sergeant George 2 episodes, 2012
Paul Ritter ...  Masters 2 episodes, 2014
Thomasin Rand Thomasin Rand ...  Mary 2 episodes, 2012
James Weaver James Weaver ...  Soldier 2 episodes, 2014
Simon Williams ...  Cavendish 2 episodes, 2012
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During WWII, men and women working at Bletchley Park played a vital role, breaking the codes used by the German military. Nine years later, former codebreaker Susan is a housewife and mother, but she continues to recognize patterns that surround her in everyday life. When a series of women are brutally murdered around London, Susan sees a pattern emerging. However, when a police-search for what Susan believes to be an overlooked victim turns up nothing, she realizes she cannot solve this puzzle alone. Enlisting three former Bletchley Park colleagues: Millie, Lucy, and Jean; Susan knows they have little time to break this code before the killer strikes again. Written by L. Hamre

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Cracking a killer's code (season 1) See more »


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September 2012 (UK) See more »

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Outstanding and somehow realistic crime show
23 November 2018 | by nuurhasanSee all my reviews

This show is great. The acting, the setting, the dialogues, the realistic problems women faced and still do face - everything is so brilliant. I am growing more and more interested in British crime shows and have completely forsaken American TV.

If you like a typical American style crime shows like How To Get Away With Murder with lots of pretty people having affairs and crying over and over for being 'misunderstood' on God's green earth, then The Bletchley Circle is not for you.

It is a gripping and unbelievably realistic and down to earth show. The pace is good, the character development is excellent, the show is not needlessly critical of our history, it only criticizes the chauvinism when it is necessary, which makes it all the more realistic and haunting. There is no overcompensation of homosexuality either, like I said earlier, there is no overdose of sex of any kind.

It is a plain, brilliant crime show, nothing else.


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