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Close to the Enemy 

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A British intelligence officer has to ensure that a captured German scientist helps the British develop jet aircraft.
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Series cast summary:
Lucy Ward Lucy Ward ...  Lotte Koehler 7 episodes, 2016
August Diehl ...  Dieter Koehler 7 episodes, 2016
Jim Sturgess ...  Callum Ferguson 7 episodes, 2016
Julian Bleach ...  Geoffrey Salter 7 episodes, 2016
Robert Glenister ...  Brigadier Wainwright 7 episodes, 2016
Alfie Allen ...  Ringwood 7 episodes, 2016
Charity Wakefield ...  Julia 7 episodes, 2016
Phoebe Fox ...  Kathy Griffiths 7 episodes, 2016
Alfred Molina ...  Harold Lindsay-Jones 7 episodes, 2016
Angela Bassett ...  Eva 7 episodes, 2016
Sebastian Armesto ...  Alex Lombard 7 episodes, 2016
Charlotte Riley ...  Rachel Lombard 7 episodes, 2016
Ciara Charteris ...  Lucy Lindsay - Jones 7 episodes, 2016
Freddie Highmore ...  Victor Ferguson 7 episodes, 2016
Sai Bennett ...  Anna White / ... 6 episodes, 2016
Lindsay Duncan ...  Frau Bellinghausen 6 episodes, 2016
Alexander Mounsey Alexander Mounsey ...  Military Guard 6 episodes, 2016
Carly Bawden Carly Bawden ...  Ruth 5 episodes, 2016
Andrew Price Andrew Price ...  Maitre D' / ... 5 episodes, 2016
Emma Fielding ...  Miss Clarkson 5 episodes, 2016
Vinette Robinson ...  Rita 5 episodes, 2016
Peter Prentice Peter Prentice ...  Hotel Manager 4 episodes, 2016
Jacqueline Tong ...  Mrs. Tooley 4 episodes, 2016
James Bradshaw ...  Mr. Emmanuel 3 episodes, 2016
Duncan Wisbey Duncan Wisbey ...  Leonard 3 episodes, 2016
Antje Traue ...  Mentz / ... 3 episodes, 2016
Lucas Caruso Lucas Caruso ...  Richie the Drumer / ... 2 episodes, 2016
Sophie Bleasdale ...  Fullers Waitress 2 episodes, 2016
Robert Cawsey Robert Cawsey ...  Pete 2 episodes, 2016
Kirsty Hoiles Kirsty Hoiles ...  Bergit's Minder / ... 2 episodes, 2016
Aleksandar Jovanovic ...  Horst Kleinow 2 episodes, 2016
Lee Long Lee Long ...  Victor's Minder / ... 2 episodes, 2016
Karol Steele Karol Steele ...  Refugee 2 episodes, 2016
Hannah Taylor Gordon ...  Nurse Cullan / ... 2 episodes, 2016
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A British intelligence officer has to ensure that a captured German scientist helps the British develop jet aircraft.

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UK

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English

Release Date:

10 November 2016 (UK) See more »

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Close to the Enemy See more »

Filming Locations:

Liverpool, England, UK See more »

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Stereo

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16:9 HD
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The character of Dieter Koehler appears to be based on that of Hans Multhopp, a German aeronautical engineer/designer, who was brought to the U.K. by T-Force in 1945. See more »

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Not so much an historical drama more an allegory
9 December 2016 | by timkendall069See all my reviews

This highly stylised drama examines how morality is distorted by the politics of war, government and commercial interest. Each character represents an attitude or moral standpoint as they struggle to come to terms with the new post war priorities. Close To the Enemy resonates with the moral dilemmas of the times in which we live now through the perspective of post WWII Britain. It is beautifully crafted and thought provoking in a style not dissimilar to Dennis Potter. It is not really an historical drama, more an allegory. We are living through turbulent times, all the more so if you are in the Middle East, Africa or any of the many countries now suffering from exploitation and suppression. Poliakoff invites those of us who are more fortunate to consider who is really in control and examine theirs and our morals and motives.I love it!


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