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Author: Verity LambertMichael WearingCaroline GoldPaul TothillRemi AdefarasinAll authors
Publisher: [United Kingdom] : [BBC Video] ; [Silver Springs, MD] : [Acorn Media [distributor], [©2007]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A four-part spy satire about two long-forgotten KGB agents in England who have no intention of coming in from the cold. In fact, their 25 years as 'sleeper' agents -- during which time they had no contact with the Kremlin --have been quite comfortable. Albert Robinson (Warren Clarke) has a wife, three children, and a good job in a Lancashire brewery; and bachelor Jeremy Coward (Nigel Havers) is a London investment  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Spy television programs
Television comedies
Comedy television programs
Comedy
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Verity Lambert; Michael Wearing; Caroline Gold; Paul Tothill; Remi Adefarasin; David Dundas; Rick Wentworth; Nigel Havers; Warren Clarke; Joanna Kanska; Geoffrey Sax; John Flanagan, screenwriter.; Andrew McCulloch, screenwriter.; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); BBC Video (Firm); Acorn Media (Firm)
ISBN: 9781569388549 1569388547
OCLC Number: 122262593
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast in 1991.
Special features: Cast filmographies.
Credits: Editor, Paul Tothill; photography, Remi Adefarasin; music, David Dundas, Rick Wentworth.
Cast: Nigel Havers, Warren Clarke, Joanna Kanska.
Event notes: Videodisc release of the television program originally broadcast on the program Masterpiece Theater in Great Britain by the BBC in 1991.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 211 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/ 4 in.
Details: DVD, full screen (4:3) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.
Contents: Vol. 1. The awakening ; The net tighteners --
Vol. 2. On the run ; Welcome home.
Other Titles: Sleepers (Television program : 1991)
Masterpiece theatre (Television program)
Responsibility: a Cinema Verity production for BBC Television and WGBH, Boston ; executive producers, Verity Lambert, Michael Wearing ; producer, Caroline Gold ; director, Geoffrey Sax ; writers, John Flanagan, Andrew McCulloch.

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A four-part spy satire about two long-forgotten KGB agents in England who have no intention of coming in from the cold. In fact, their 25 years as 'sleeper' agents -- during which time they had no contact with the Kremlin --have been quite comfortable. Albert Robinson (Warren Clarke) has a wife, three children, and a good job in a Lancashire brewery; and bachelor Jeremy Coward (Nigel Havers) is a London investment banker with a couple of residences and a string of girlfriends.

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