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Drama. At the end of the Second World War, a British intelligence officer must persuade a kidnapped German scientist to work with the British RAF to develop the jet engine.

It is the end of the Second World War and Lotte and her father Dieter, a recently captured German scientist, arrive in England. Captain Callum Ferguson, an intelligence officer, is assigned the task of courting Dieter into working with the British RAF to develop the jet engine. With the emerging Cold War, it is crucial for British national security that cutting-edge technology is made available to the armed forces as quickly as possible.

Meanwhile, Kathy Griffiths from the War Crimes Unit is looking to bring war criminals who escaped prosecution to justice. As Lotte navigates the strange corridors of the bomb-damaged London hotel where they are staying under the British government's watchful eye, Callum must win over the trust of her father.

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Fri 11 Nov 2016 23:00

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Credits

Role Contributor
Writer Stephen Poliakoff
Producer Helen Flint
Director Stephen Poliakoff
Callum Ferguson Jim Sturgess
Victor Ferguson Freddie Highmore
Rachel Lombard Charlotte Riley
Kathy Griffiths Phoebe Fox
Dieter Koehler August Diehl
Brigadier Wainwright Robert Glenister
Ringwood Alfie Allen
Alex Lombard Sebastian Armesto
Geoffrey Salter Julian Bleach
Miss Clarkson Emma Fielding
Julia Charity Wakefield
Eva Angela Bassett
Lotte Koehler Lucy Ward
Harold Lindsay-Jones Alfred Molina
Lucy Lindsay-Jones Ciara Charteris
Leonard Duncan Wisbey
Ruth Carly Bawden
Sharp-Faced Woman Debra Baker
Mr Emmanuel James Bradshaw
Maitre D’ Andrew Price

Broadcasts

  • Thu 10 Nov 2016 21:00
  • Fri 11 Nov 2016 23:00