Van Len Deighton’s Bestselling “The Ipcress Practice” Premieres on Sky September 7th, Streaming NOW Harry Palmer – The Ipcress File, whose official trailer in Italian will be released today. The series, a gripping British spy thriller starring Joe Cole (Gangs of London, Peaky Blinders) protagonist, tells of a former smuggler and young spy who finds himself at the center of a dangerous undercover mission in Cold War Berlin. The series will air every Wednesday on Sky Atlantic starting September 7 with two episodes a week, it will of course be available in streaming on NOW and also on demand.
The 1962 novel (already adapted from a famous film starring Michael Caine) has been transposed to TV by John Hodge, author of Trainspotting, and is the starting point for an elegant six-episode spy story directed by James Watkins. Stellar cast: alongside Joe Cole as title spy, Tom Hollander and Lucy Boynton among others.
Young, intelligent and capable, in 1960s Berlin, British sergeant Harry Palmer (Joe Cole) has sideline activities that put him in trouble with the law for crimes that could lead him to prison. A British intelligence agent, realizing its potential and the network he has been able to build in the city, offers him a way to avoid prison: become a spy and thus join the WOOC (P), a small but important unit. with security. From Berlin to London, from Beirut to the Pacific, Harry embarks on his first undercover mission, between kidnapped nuclear scientists, brainwashing, betrayal, twists and turns and a careless love story.
Source: Lega Nerd