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An Englishman Abroad


The BBC-produced An Englishman Abroad was first offered to American viewers October 27, 1984, as part of PBS's Great Performances series. [[Performer~P4517~Alan Bates~alanbates]] stars as Guy Burgess, the infamous British diplomat who spied for the Russians in the 1950s. [[Performer~P81399~Alan Bennett~alanbennett]]'s teleplay re-creates the 1958 chance meeting in Moscow between Burgess and English actress [[Performer~P9065~Coral Browne~coralbrowne]] (playing herself). Though unrepentant concerning his...more