alastair.adversariaalastair.adversaria Book Archive

Tv Arts Entertainment

Close to the Enemy (Modern Plays) by Stephen Poliakoff

By Stephen Poliakoff

Close to the Enemy is a seven-part tv sequence, typically set in a bomb-damaged London lodge within the aftermath of the second one global War.

The drama follows intelligence officer Captain Callum Ferguson whose final activity for the military is to make sure that a captured German scientist, Dieter, begins operating for the British RAF on urgently constructing the jet engine. With the history of the rising chilly warfare, it truly is transparent to all that it really is the most important for British nationwide protection that state of the art expertise is made on hand to the defense force as quick as attainable. Callum makes use of unorthodox equipment in his try to persuade Dieter to paintings with the British and at last a friendship develops among the 2 males, yet quickly tensions come up as all isn't really because it seems.

Over the process the sequence, Callum encounters a couple of different characters whose tales all intertwine. those characters comprise Victor, Callum's more youthful brother, suffering to accommodate mental trauma attributable to his event within the struggling with; Harold, a international workplace respectable who unearths a few startling truths in regards to the outbreak of the conflict; Rachel, a fascinating Anglophile American engaged to his ally; and Kathy, a tricky younger girl operating for the battle Crimes Unit, combating to convey struggle criminals who escaped prosecution to justice. these kind of characters try to rebuild and flow their lives ahead within the aftermath of the conflict, a battle that scarred all of them so deeply.

Close to the Enemy was once first screened on BBC2 in November 2016 in a construction via Little Island Productions. It starred Jim Sturgess, Freddie Highmore, Charlotte Riley, Phoebe Fox, August Diehl, Robert Glenister, Alfie Allen, Charity Wakefield, Angela Bassett, Lindsay Duncan and Alfred Molina.

Show description

Read or Download Close to the Enemy (Modern Plays) PDF

Best tv arts & entertainment books

L'Etat spectacle 2 (French Edition)

Un essai saisissant sur l. a. transformation de los angeles politique en un grand spectacle, en France comme ailleurs. los angeles politique devient un express, une parade du pouvoir. À los angeles parution de L'État spectacle, cette dérive commençait seulement à apparaître. Depuis, le megastar method a investi l. a. vie politique et imposé sa loi.

The Triumph of Reality TV: The Revolution in American Television

This e-book presents an up to date account of the way truth television has built, why it has develop into the most well-liked style on tv this present day, and the way the explosion actually television indications new advancements in American media culture.

The Last Laugh: The World of Stand-Up Comics

The final snicker is the 1st and in simple terms booklet to take readers deep into the weird universe of the standup comedian, from the vintage years of Milton Berle, Sid Caesar, and Shecky Greene, to trendy comedy superstars. Phil Berger exhibits how types and tendencies in standup have replaced during the last fifty years, yet how taking the level in a comedy membership is as difficult as it is usually been.

The Official Dick Van Dyke Show Book [Deluxe Expanded Archive Edition]: The Definitive History of Television's Most Enduring Comedy

The main acclaimed comedy sequence of TV's golden age, The Dick Van Dyke convey involves lifestyles during this deluxe better e-book that includes hundreds of thousands of black and white and colour photographs, records, and different infrequent photographs which are on hand in simple terms during this improved variation. This fun-filled and impeccably researched ebook takes readers behind the scenes to witness the production of this television vintage throughout the eyes of the show's solid and workforce, together with Carl Reiner, Mary Tyler Moore, Rose Marie, Morey Amsterdam, Larry Mathews, and, after all, Dick Van Dyke himself.

Additional resources for Close to the Enemy (Modern Plays)

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.20 of 5 – based on 33 votes