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Guy Burgess1984100520130525 (BBC7)
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according to people who knew and worked with him, including brother Nigel.

Spies investigated, through records and conversations with those knew and worked with them

Guy Burgess betrayed the British establishment and ended his days in lonely isolation in Moscow.

However to the end he remained a lover of England. He said, "I didn't spy for Russia. I was just working for peace."

Hugh Sykes considers the price he paid for this act of rebellion.

Guy Burgess died aged 52 in 1963.

Featuring interviews with Guy's brother, Nigel Burgess, and with university friends and BBC colleagues.

Producer: Gaynor Shutte

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1984.

4 Extra Debut. Spies investigated. Guy Burgess according to people who knew and worked with him, including brother Nigel. From October 1984.

Spies investigated. Guy Burgess according to people who knew and worked with him, including brother Nigel. From October 1984.