Tag : spy thriller

Deutschland 83: A promising start

3 years ago / 0 comments

The UK’s ongoing love affair with foreign, and more specifically European, dramas is a much talked about phenomenon; programmes like Borgen and The Bridge have become huge critical successes, with many articles devoted to this trend. The usual home of this has been BBC Four, but now Channel 4 are … Read More

TV/Film | The Johnny Worricker Spy Series – Sequel and Triquel

5 years ago / 0 comments

Turks and Caicos and Salting the Battlefield made up the second and third parts of  David Hare’s trilogy about an ex-MI5 agent respectively. In Turks and Caicos, Bill Nighy reprised his role of Johnny Worricker in the follow-up to 2011 thriller Page Eight. Alongside Nighy, Winona Ryder plays Melanie Fall, a businesswoman with a … Read More