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A Spy Among Friends

Season 1
Based on the true story of Nicholas Elliott and Kim Philby, two British spies and lifelong friends. Philby’s betrayal and defection to Russia after being exposed as a Soviet double agent resulted in the gutting of British and American Intelligence.
IMDb 7.220236 episodes
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  1. S1 E101 - Boom-Ooh-Yatatatah
    March 11, 2023
    British Intelligence Officer Nicholas Elliott is suspected of helping traitor Kim Philby defect to Russia, and is interrogated by Mi5 Officer, Lily Thomas. Philby arrives in Russia and rather than receive a hero's welcome, he's interrogated by Sergei, a distrustful KGB Officer.
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  2. S1 E102 - The Admiral's Glass
    March 11, 2023
    Lily understands that she will get little to nothing from Elliott in an interrogation setting so sets into motion a psychological play that triggers him to unveil something of the secrets he's keeping through action rather than words. Philby travels to Moscow and reveals to Sergei why he's a communist and lethal double agent.
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  3. S1 E103 - Allegory of the Catholic Faith
    March 11, 2023
    Nicholas Elliott flushes out another suspected traitor by reminding him of a Russian war crime at the end of World War 2, that he feels partly responsible for due to his blind loyalty to Philby at the time. In showing Lily his pain and guilt, he's also trusting her and starting to form an important new friendship and alliance.
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  4. S1 E104 - Chapter 4: Vodka
    March 11, 2023
    Philby appears to either be working for the CIA or against them as he draws in his wary KGB inquisitors. Elliott follows Sir Anthony Blunt, the traitor he flushed out in Episode 3, to a clandestine meeting with a further possible traitor, Lily's boss, Sir Roger Hollis -- Director General of Mi5.
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  5. S1 E105 - Snow
    March 11, 2023
    Elliot works with Lily to provoke and manipulate Sir Roger Hollis into showing his cards. In Moscow, Philby's traumatized by the wasteful KGB killing of two CIA agents whom he lured into a trap. Lonely and alone and with no friends to turn to, he hits the bottle and winds up in hospital.
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  6. S1 E106 - No Man's Land
    March 11, 2023
    Philby writes Elliott a letter from his hospital bed, in an appeal to their long friendship, suggesting they meet to bury the hatchet. Elliott and Lily realize they're in danger of being played by Philby, and that Hollis is, in fact, most likely innocent. Elliott travels to Berlin at Christmas to meet Philby, but as this friendship ends a new and better one, with Lily, is just beginning.
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Content advisory
Violencesubstance usealcohol usefoul languagesexual content
Audio languages
English [CC]
Nick Murphy
Alexander CaryDamian LewisPatrick Spence
Guy PearceDamian LewisAnna Maxwell Martin
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
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