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The Bletchley Circle: Season 1 (2012)

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In post-war Britain of 1952, four former workers at the top secret Bletchley Park with an extraordinary flair for code breaking, have slipped back into the anonymity of civilian life. One of the four female friends summons the others to use their unusual skills to track down a serial sex killer.

Cast

Ed Birch
as Harry
Mark Dexter
as Timothy
Michael Gould
as Deputy Commissioner Wainwright
Matthew Cullum
as Constable Barry
Simon Williams
as Cavendish
John Lightbody
as Sgt. George
Kieran Bew
as Clerk on Train
Simon Sherlock
as DCI Compton
Joanna Brookes
as Mrs. Cross
Claire Rafferty
as Emily Dixon
Sarah Finigan
as Mrs. Casterwell
James Bowers
as Café Owner
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Critic Reviews for The Bletchley Circle: Season 1

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (5)

It also provides a compelling crime story, rich, likable characters and the usual top-quality British TV acting.

April 19, 2013 | Full Review…

The Bletchley Circle is more akin to an old Sherlock Holmes mystery than a modern crime drama, with plenty of plot twists and deductive leaps of logic; Agatha Christie appreciators should take note.

August 8, 2013 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

The series cleverly captures how World War II, with its massive mobilization of British men from all walks of life into the armed forces and related military work, transformed many thousands of women's lives.

April 21, 2013 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

Despite the relatively short running time, the fine cast does a good job of making the four women memorable.

April 19, 2013 | Full Review…

If you put these ladies together with the midwives of Nonnatus House, they could probably save the world.

April 19, 2013 | Full Review…

You can now add PBS's The Bletchley Circle to the list of worthwhile Sunday night programming.

April 26, 2013 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Bletchley Circle: Season 1

½

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