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Masterspy of Moscow - George Blake

A Storyville documentary: Cold War spy George Blake betrayed his colleagues to the KGB, then escaped from Wormwood Scrubs five years later and fled to the Soviet Union.

He said he was doing God's work on earth, but betrayed his colleagues to the KGB. Sentenced to 42 years in jail, George Blake escaped from Wormwood Scrubs five years later and fled to the Soviet Union. George Carey's film follows the strange life of this enigmatic traitor, tracking down people who knew him, and ending with an unexpected encounter in the woods outside Moscow.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Director George Carey
Series Editor Nick Fraser
Editor Stefan Ronowicz
Producer Teresa Cherfas

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