Episode 1

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Published on:

25th Jul 2020

Maurice Oldfield

The head of MI6 whom Alec Guinness based his George Smiley on. Originally from Derbyshire, Oldfield was immensely influential.

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About the Podcast

Spies of London
Espionage and Cold War Fiction from London
My spies podcast covers real Cold War espionage plus my favourite spy writers such as John le Carré. Originally conceived as a companion for my London walking tours with Airbnb, the podcast showcases my most interesting items of research. SOE, WW2, Cold War. Everything has a London perspective but with a global reach.
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