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An Affair with a Married Woman

Sigmund Rosenblum escapes from Russian custody and heads for London.

Prelude to War

Sidney Reilly passes information that sets off the Russo-Japanese War.

The Visiting Fireman

Reilly undertakes a mission that forces him to make some hard decisions.


Sidney Reilly finds himself in competition with the Rothschilds.

Dreadnought and Crosses

Reilly is in St. Petersburg for "the arms sale of the century."

Dreadnought and Doublecrosses

Reilly angles to win the weapons contract with a complicated plan.


Reilly heads to Moscow to persuade the Bolsheviks to end their peace treaty with Germany.


Sidney Reilly's plan to seize power from the Bolsheviks goes wrong.

After Moscow

Reilly returns to London, where he is met with acclaim – and an official inquiry.

The Trust

Now in New York, Reilly is working with the FBI to thwart Bolshevik agents in America.

The Last Journey

Reilly marries Pepita and seeks revenge for the death of his best friend, Boris Savinkov.


Reilly is interrogated and tortured by the Bolsheviks under Stalin's orders.

About Reilly Ace of Spies

This epic miniseries tells the true story of Sidney Reilly, the legendary super-spy who inspired James Bond. Sam Neill stars as the suave Reilly, who spied for Britain against his native Russia in the early 1900s, even plotting to overthrow Lenin. Against a backdrop of international politics and intrigue, the series depicts the life of this flamboyant, ruthless and brilliant spy.

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