Spy Web: International Espionage (1999): S01E09 – MI6


A 1999 history documentary series about spying and intelligence-gathering hosted by Stan Watt.


Britain’s Secret Intelligence Service, and employer of the fictional James Bond, grew out of the need to combat imperial German, and later Bolshevik Russian, ambitions in the early part of the 20th Century. Uncover the secret working of MI6, and see how its spectacular successes, like breaking the Enigma code, were offset by devastating failures, such as inability to detect superspy Kim Philby.

Spy Web: International Espionage Series

You can find a full index of Spy Web: International Espionage here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Distributor(s): History Channel.
  • Release Date: 1999.
  • Running time: 60 minutes.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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