Download e-book for kindle: Close to the Enemy (Modern Plays) by Stephen Poliakoff

By Stephen Poliakoff

ISBN-10: 1350016004

ISBN-13: 9781350016002

ISBN-10: 1350016047

ISBN-13: 9781350016040

Close to the Enemy is a seven-part tv sequence, more often than not set in a bomb-damaged London resort within the aftermath of the second one international War.

The drama follows intelligence officer Captain Callum Ferguson whose final job for the military is to make sure that a captured German scientist, Dieter, starts off operating for the British RAF on urgently constructing the jet engine. With the heritage of the rising chilly struggle, it really is transparent to all that it is the most important for British nationwide safeguard that state of the art know-how is made on hand to the militia as quick as attainable. Callum makes use of unorthodox tools in his try to persuade Dieter to paintings with the British and finally a friendship develops among the 2 males, yet quickly tensions come up as all isn't because it seems.

Over the process the sequence, Callum encounters a few different characters whose tales all intertwine. those characters comprise Victor, Callum's more youthful brother, suffering to accommodate mental trauma as a result of his event within the combating; Harold, a overseas place of work reputable who unearths a few startling truths concerning the outbreak of the battle; Rachel, a fascinating Anglophile American engaged to his ally; and Kathy, a tricky younger lady operating for the struggle Crimes Unit, struggling with to deliver warfare criminals who escaped prosecution to justice. some of these characters are attempting to rebuild and stream their lives ahead within the aftermath of the battle, a warfare that scarred all of them so deeply.

Close to the Enemy was once first screened on BBC2 in November 2016 in a creation by means of 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.

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