Sorry, this episode is not currently available on BBC iPlayer Radio

Agent Zig Zag

By Ben Macintyre.

The previously untold story of Britain's most extraordinary double agent.

3/5. 'Fritz' is now in England preparing for his first mission, codenamed 'Walter', to sabotage the De Havilland aircraft factory in Hertfordshire. What the Germans don't know is that Fritz is also working as double agent 'Zigag' for MI5.

Damian Lewis reads the dramatic story of the charismatic Agent Zigzag. Abridged by Doreen Estall.

Release date:

15 minutes

Last on

Wed 31 Jan 2007 09:45

Sign up for the BBC Books Newsletter


A weekly roundup of readings, author interviews and special picks from the BBC archives

Sample our books and authors Clip Collection

Clips of Books Content

Interviews, previews and reviews

More from Books at the BBC

Books at BBC logo

Author interviews, readings, documentaries and highlights from the BBC's books content