'A SPY AMONG FRIENDS'
DOMINIC WEST & DAMIAN LEWIS
|Damian Lewis will also executive produce|
A Spy Among Friends follows the defection of notorious British intelligence officer and KGB double agent, Kim Philby (Dominic West), through the lens of his complex relationship with MI6 colleague and close friend, Nicholas Elliott (Damian Lewis). The show examines espionage through their friendship, the fallout of which affects East-West relations to this day. Philby was a British
notoriously defected to the Soviet Union in the 1950s, betraying secrets
to the Russians in the early years of the Cold War. He and Elliott
entered the spy game together, but as they rose through the MI6 ranks,
Philby turned double agent.
|Dominic West gave an outstanding performance in Les Miserables|
'THE LAST KINGDOM'
RENEWED FOR SEASON 5!
In other TV news, as it was expected, Netflix has renewed their ultra popular mediaeval series THE LAST KINGDOM for fifth season,
based again on the books from Bernard Cornwell’s best selling The Saxon Stories saga. Season 5 will be based on the ninth and tenth novels: The Warriors of the Storm and The Flame Bearer. Brand new ten episodes will continue to follow the adventures of Uhtred of Bebbanburg (Alexander Dreymon), a warrior born a Saxon but raised as a Dane, in ninth and tenth century England.
Charged with training King Edward’s first-born son Aethelstan as a warrior, Uhtred’s ambition will have an even higher purpose. But to achieve this destiny, Uhtred will have to face down his greatest enemy and suffer his greatest loss.
|Last Kingdom will return for season five|