THE COURIER

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Dominic Cooke Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Meran Nidinze, Jessie Buckley, Rachel Brosnahan, Angus Wright, Keir Hills. In the early 1960s Russian premier Nikita Kruschchev was rattling his nuclear sabre and making threats directed towards America. Oleg Penkovsky (played by Russian actor Meran Nidinze) was a former war hero and a high-ranking military intelligence officer who was worried by Kruschchev's intemperate behaviour. He approached a couple of American tourists in Moscow and urged them to pass on some information to the Continue reading