Ashenden, Gentleman Spy

Based on Somerset Maugham's experiences during the first World War.

Abridged by Neville Teller.

Episodes

EpisodeTitleRepeatedComments
01R20071210 (BBC7)
20071211 (BBC7)
20080804 (BBC7)
20080805 (BBC7)
20090330 (BBC7)
20090331 (BBC7)
20110704 (BBC7)
20110705 (BBC7)
20120423 (BBC7)
20120424 (BBC7)

Based on Somerset Maugham's experiences during the first World War.

Abridged by Neville Teller.Ashenden is recruited into the Secret Service by 'R', on an entirely 'non-attributable' basis.

Ashenden is recruited into the Secret Service by 'R', on a 'non-attributable' basis.

Ashenden is recruited into the Secret Service by 'R', on an entirely 'non-attributable' basis.

Abridged by Neville Teller.

The writer is recruited by Britain's Secret Service.

Based on William Somerset Maugham's own experiences read by Alex Jennings.

The writer is recruited by Britain's Secret Service. Based on William Somerset Maugham's own experiences read by Alex Jennings.

01R20071210 (BBC7)
20071211 (BBC7)
20080804 (BBC7)
20080805 (BBC7)
20090330 (BBC7)
20090331 (BBC7)
20110704 (BBC7)
20110705 (BBC7)
20120423 (BBC7)
20120424 (BBC7)

Based on Somerset Maugham's experiences during the first World War.

Abridged by Neville Teller.Ashenden is recruited into the Secret Service by 'R', on an entirely 'non-attributable' basis.

Ashenden is recruited into the Secret Service by 'R', on a 'non-attributable' basis.

Ashenden is recruited into the Secret Service by 'R', on an entirely 'non-attributable' basis.

Abridged by Neville Teller.

The writer is recruited by Britain's Secret Service.

Based on William Somerset Maugham's own experiences read by Alex Jennings.

The writer is recruited by Britain's Secret Service. Based on William Somerset Maugham's own experiences read by Alex Jennings.

02Miss King20071211 (BBC7)
20071212 (BBC7)
20080805 (BBC7)
20080806 (BBC7)
20090331 (BBC7)
20090401 (BBC7)
20110705 (BBC7)
20110706 (BBC7)
20120424 (BBC7)
20120425 (BBC7)

Ashenden, evading the Swiss police, is called to the deathbed of Miss King, who has information she is desperate to impart.

The agent is called to see dying Miss King, who's desperate to impart information.

Evading Swiss police, the agent is called to see dying Miss King who's desperate to impart information.

Read by Alex Jennings.

Evading Swiss police, the agent is called to see dying Miss King who's desperate to impart information. Read by Alex Jennings.

02Miss King20071211 (BBC7)
20071212 (BBC7)
20080805 (BBC7)
20080806 (BBC7)
20090331 (BBC7)
20090401 (BBC7)
20110705 (BBC7)
20110706 (BBC7)
20120424 (BBC7)
20120425 (BBC7)

Ashenden, evading the Swiss police, is called to the deathbed of Miss King, who has information she is desperate to impart.

The agent is called to see dying Miss King, who's desperate to impart information.

Evading Swiss police, the agent is called to see dying Miss King who's desperate to impart information.

Read by Alex Jennings.

Evading Swiss police, the agent is called to see dying Miss King who's desperate to impart information. Read by Alex Jennings.

03Giulia Lazzari20071212 (BBC7)
20071213 (BBC7)
20080806 (BBC7)
20080807 (BBC7)
20090401 (BBC7)
20090402 (BBC7)
20110706 (BBC7)
20110707 (BBC7)
20120425 (BBC7)
20120426 (BBC7)

Determined to entrap a renowned traitor, the agent co-opts a dancer. Alex Jennings reads Somerset Maugham's thriller.

Determined to entrap a renowned traitor, Ashenden co-opts a dancer.

Based on Somerset Maugham's experiences during the First World War.

Determined to entrap a renowned traitor, the agent co-opts a dancer.

Alex Jennings reads Somerset Maugham's thriller.

03Giulia Lazzari20071212 (BBC7)
20071213 (BBC7)
20080806 (BBC7)
20080807 (BBC7)
20090401 (BBC7)
20090402 (BBC7)
20110706 (BBC7)
20110707 (BBC7)
20120425 (BBC7)
20120426 (BBC7)

Determined to entrap a renowned traitor, the agent co-opts a dancer. Alex Jennings reads Somerset Maugham's thriller.

Determined to entrap a renowned traitor, Ashenden co-opts a dancer.

Based on Somerset Maugham's experiences during the First World War.

Determined to entrap a renowned traitor, the agent co-opts a dancer.

Alex Jennings reads Somerset Maugham's thriller.

0420120426 (BBC7)
20120427 (BBC7)

The agent unearths a German plot to infiltrate England.

The agent unearths a German plot to infiltrate England, with English charmer Caypor posing as a spy. Read by Alex Jennings.

0420120426 (BBC7)
20120427 (BBC7)

The agent unearths a German plot to infiltrate England.

The agent unearths a German plot to infiltrate England, with English charmer Caypor posing as a spy. Read by Alex Jennings.

04The Traitor20071213 (BBC7)
20071214 (BBC7)
20080807 (BBC7)
20080808 (BBC7)
20090402 (BBC7)
20090403 (BBC7)
20110707 (BBC7)
20110708 (BBC7)

Ashenden unearths a plot by the Germans to infiltrate an Englishman, Caypor, into England as a spy.

Ashenden unearths a plot by the Germans to infiltrate an Englishman into England as a spy.

The agent unearths a German plot to infiltrate England.

The agent unearths a German plot to infiltrate England, with English charmer Caypor posing as a spy.

Read by Alex Jennings.

04The Traitor20071213 (BBC7)
20071214 (BBC7)
20080807 (BBC7)
20080808 (BBC7)
20090402 (BBC7)
20090403 (BBC7)
20110707 (BBC7)
20110708 (BBC7)

Ashenden unearths a plot by the Germans to infiltrate an Englishman, Caypor, into England as a spy.

Ashenden unearths a plot by the Germans to infiltrate an Englishman into England as a spy.

The agent unearths a German plot to infiltrate England.

The agent unearths a German plot to infiltrate England, with English charmer Caypor posing as a spy.

Read by Alex Jennings.

05 LAST20120427 (BBC7)
20120428 (BBC7)

Ashenden encounters an American who won't defer to the Bolsheviks, with ugly consequences.

The agent meets an American whose love of laundry has ugly consequences when the Bolsheviks revolt. Read by Alex Jennings.

05 LAST20120427 (BBC7)
20120428 (BBC7)

Ashenden encounters an American who won't defer to the Bolsheviks, with ugly consequences.

The agent meets an American whose love of laundry has ugly consequences when the Bolsheviks revolt. Read by Alex Jennings.

05 LASTMr Harrington's Washing20071214 (BBC7)
20071215 (BBC7)
20080808 (BBC7)
20080809 (BBC7)
20090403 (BBC7)
20090404 (BBC7)
20110708 (BBC7)
20110709 (BBC7)

Ashenden encounters an American who refuses to defer to the Bolsheviks, with ugly consequences.

Ashenden encounters an American who won't defer to the Bolsheviks, with ugly consequences.

The agent meets an American whose love of laundry has ugly consequences when the Bolsheviks revolt.

Read by Alex Jennings.

05 LASTMr Harrington's Washing20071214 (BBC7)
20071215 (BBC7)
20080808 (BBC7)
20080809 (BBC7)
20090403 (BBC7)
20090404 (BBC7)
20110708 (BBC7)
20110709 (BBC7)

Ashenden encounters an American who refuses to defer to the Bolsheviks, with ugly consequences.

Ashenden encounters an American who won't defer to the Bolsheviks, with ugly consequences.

The agent meets an American whose love of laundry has ugly consequences when the Bolsheviks revolt.

Read by Alex Jennings.