What becomes of your life when everything you thought was solid and certain turns out to be a fantastically complicated lie? This happens to Ruth Gilmartin when, one day in 1976, her mother 'Sally' suddenly tells her she has been living a double life. She is Eva Delectorskaya, a spy for the British Secret Service who has been on the run for 30 years. Eva's story begins in Paris in 1939. Young Eva (played now by Hayley Attwell), a beautiful Russian émigrée, is recruited for the British Secret Service by Lucas Romer (Rufus Sewell), a mysteriously alluring Englishman. First of a two-part dramatisation of William Boyd's acclaimed espionage thriller, starring Hayley Atwell and Rufus Sewell, with Michael Gambon, Michelle Dockery and Charlotte Rampling.
Restless. BBC1: 9.00pm
Story by Sheena McGinley | 16:34 | Thursday 27th December 2012 | TV Highlights
The Late Late Show
RTE 1: 9.35pm
We were promised a decent enough lineup for this Friday and it's not looking half bad at all. Great music and some...RTE One |
The Graham Norton Show
A festive edition of the show tonight with a bumper line-up of celebrity guests! Actors Ben Stiller, Ricky Gervais and Rebel...BBC One |
This festive fundraising extravaganza returns that's hosted by three celebrity duos - Ant and Dec, Phillip Schofield and...UTV |
Channel 4: 9:00pm
Who would have thought watching people watch TV could be so much fun? Sadly, it's the final episode of this series for our...
House of Lies
Sky Atlantic 10pm
House of Lies may have slipped under your radar, but for those who are familiar with it, they'll know it's one of the...
If you watch one movie tonight, let it be this one, if only to find who we have to blame/thank for making that cup song so...RTE 2 |