Directed by Marek Kanievska.  With Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Michael Jenn, Robert Addie. Based on the life of the young Guy Burgess, who would become better known as one of the Cambridge Spies.

Another Country (1984)

Directed by Marek Kanievska. With Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Michael Jenn, Robert Addie. Based on the life of the young Guy Burgess, who would become better known as one of the Cambridge Spies.

One of the world's greatest political scandals of the 20th Century was the revelation that KGB spies had infiltrated UK intelligence.  The 4 most notorious were (from left to right): Anthony Blunt (a cousin of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother), Donald Maclean, Guy Burgess and Harold "Kim" Philby, the UK intelligence operative (later, KGB colonel) who helped to establish the CIA when he was based at the British Embassy in Washington D.C. in the late 1940s.

One of the world's greatest political scandals of the 20th Century was the revelation that KGB spies had infiltrated UK intelligence. The 4 most notorious were (from left to right): Anthony Blunt (a cousin of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother), Donald Maclean, Guy Burgess and Harold "Kim" Philby, the UK intelligence operative (later, KGB colonel) who helped to establish the CIA when he was based at the British Embassy in Washington D.C. in the late 1940s.

Stalin's Englishman: The Lives of Guy Burgess by Andrew Lownie.  Guy Burgess was the most important, complex and fascinating of 'The Cambridge Spies' - Maclean, Philby, Blunt - all brilliant young men recruited in the 1930s to betray their country to the Soviet Union. An engaging and charming companion to many, an unappealing, utterly ruthless manipulator to others. http://www.andrewlownie.co.uk/authors/andrew-lownie/books/stalins-englishman-the-lives-of-guy-burgess

Stalin's Englishman: The Lives of Guy Burgess by Andrew Lownie. Guy Burgess was the most important, complex and fascinating of 'The Cambridge Spies' - Maclean, Philby, Blunt - all brilliant young men recruited in the 1930s to betray their country to the Soviet Union. An engaging and charming companion to many, an unappealing, utterly ruthless manipulator to others. http://www.andrewlownie.co.uk/authors/andrew-lownie/books/stalins-englishman-the-lives-of-guy-burgess

Evelyn Mary Bassett, Guy Burgess' mother (catalogue reference: KV 2/4116)

Evelyn Mary Bassett, Guy Burgess' mother (catalogue reference: KV 2/4116)

Guy Burgess pictured in c1935

Cambridge spies: Defection of 'drunken' agents shook US confidence

Guy Burgess pictured in c1935

Loved it. It was super adorable, and incredibly moving. I really liked the guy who played Billy's Father. He gave the character such incredible depth. You rooted for him too.

Billy Elliot (2000)

Loved it. It was super adorable, and incredibly moving. I really liked the guy who played Billy's Father. He gave the character such incredible depth. You rooted for him too.

Remarkable 'lost' interview with Soviet spy Guy Burgess filmed in Moscow in 1959, unearthed in Canadian archive - the only time a member of Cambridge spy ring explained his actions on camera.

Interview with Cambridge spy Guy Burgess unearthed in Canada

Remarkable 'lost' interview with Soviet spy Guy Burgess filmed in Moscow in 1959, unearthed in Canadian archive - the only time a member of Cambridge spy ring explained his actions on camera.

The arrogance of Guy Burgess exposed in new biography  | Daily Mail Online

Rude doodle of CIA chief's wife nearly blew Cambridge spy ring's cover

The arrogance of Guy Burgess exposed in new biography | Daily Mail Online

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