Spies of Warsaw
As the drums of World War II begin to beat throughout Europe, aristocratic war hero Colonel Jean-Francois Mercier (David Tennant) becomes caught up in a passionate love affair with a Parisian lawyer with the League of Nations (Janet Montgomery) that threatens to turn tragic as German forces make their way into the Black Forest. Burn Gorman co-stars in this mini-series co-produced by BBC America, and based on the novel by Alan Furst.David Tennant (Doctor Who) and Janet Montgomery (Entourage) star in this adaptation of Alan Furst's celebrated spy novel set in Poland, Paris and Berlin in the years leading up to the Second World War. At the french embassy in Warsaw, the new military attaché, Colonel Jean-Francois Mercier (Tennant), is drawn into a world of abduction, betrayal and intrigue in the diplomatic salons and back alleys of the city. At the same time, the handsome aristocrat is involved in a passionate love affair with a Parisian woman of Polish heritage (Montgomery), a lawyer for the League of Nations. Risking his life, Mercier works in the shadows amid a remarkable cast of characters, some known to him as spies, some never to be revealed. It is a city where people drink and fight and spy and love, because no one knows what tomorrow will bring.