Starring: Tom Wilkinson, Peter Eyre, Lesley Nightingale, Michael Aldridge, David Burke
Enter a nightmarish world of political cover-ups of international consequence in the last decade of the Cold War in this six-part BBC drama.
When an ordinary British fishing vessel and its 36-man crew mysteriously disappears off the coast of Norway, journalist Martin Taylor (Tom Wilkinson) is determined to find out why. His father was on board, and is now missing.
His investigations soon lead him to run up against the twin barriers of Royal Navy stonewalling and an impenetrable Soviet Politburo.
The notorious finale shocked audiences when it was first aired in 1983.
Spyship is based on the fictional novel by Brian Haynes and Tom Keene, former reporters who researched the real life sinking of the FV Gaul in 1974 which was shrouded in mystery.
Release Date: 18th November 2013
Year of production: 1983
Director: Michael Custance
Running Time: 330 min
Cat No: 135018
No Disc: 2