Red Joan

Red Joan

The story of Joan Stanley, who was exposed as the KGB’s longest-serving British spy. The English-born, Soviet and communist party sympathiser—and British government civil servant—was recruited by the KGB in the mid-1930s, and then successfully transferred nuclear bomb secrets to the Soviet Union, enabling it to keep up with the west in the development of atomic weapons. Joan remained undetected as a spy for over a half a century.

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The Lady In the Van

The Lady In the Van

The true story of the relationship between Alan Bennett and the singular Miss Shepherd, a woman of uncertain origins who ‘temporarily’ parked her van in Bennett’s London driveway and proceeded to live there for 15 years.

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