BBC One’s Len Deighton adaptation SS-GB will premiere on Sunday February 19th at 9pm, it has been announced.
Based on the novel by Len Deighton, SS-GB is an alternate take on history set in the 1940s after the Germans won the Battle Of Britain, with London now under Nazi occupation. It follows Scotland Yard detective Archer who, while investigating what appears to be a simple black market murder, must decide whether to join the resistance movement or effectively collaborate with the SS.
The drama series was developed for television by Skyfall scribes Robert Wade and Neal Purvis, who penned all five scripts. SS-GB is produced by Sid Gentle Films and stars Sam Riley, Kate Bosworth, James Cosmo, Maeve Dermody, Aneurin Barnard, Rainer Bock, Lars Eidinger, Christina Cole, Louis Serkis, Kit Connor and James Northcote. The executive producers are Sally Woodward Gentle, Lee Morris, Neal Purvis, Robert Wade and Lucy Richer.
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