World War II drama Spies of Warsaw comes to Australian television this weekend.

David Tennant stars as Colonel Jean- François Mercier, the dashing French military attache and part-time secret operative.

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It’s 1937, and Poland lives in the shadow of Hitler’s Nazi regime.The threat of a new war hangs over Europe.
French military attache Mercier (David Tennant) becomes suspicious of Hitler’s military intentions, but his goverment superiors aren’t convinced.

Acting on information from his informants, Mercier undertakes a dangerous mission to gather proof that Germany intends to invade Poland and start a new war.

Juggling his formal diplomatic duties with secret espionage missions, Mercier finds himself attracted to League of Nations lawyer Anna Skarbek (Janet Montgomery), the lover of a Russian emigre journalist. But will his relationship with Anna endanger his mission and his life?

Watch the Australian TV trailer here.

Part one of Spies of Warsaw screens Sunday 5th May at 8.30pm on UKTV Australia, repeated at 10.30pm on UKTV+2.

Spies of Warsaw is joint Fresh Pictures for BBC Four/ TVP / Apple Film Production / ARTE France / BBC America production, written by Dick Clement and Ian le Frenais from the novels by Alan Furst.

Read more about Spies of Warsaw at our dedicated page.

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