Chessgame

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Chessgame
Genre Thriller
Written by John Brason
Directed by Ken Grieve
Roger Tucker
Starring Terence Stamp
Carmen du Sautoy
Michael Culver
Robin Sachs
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 6
Production
Running time 60 minutes
Production company(s) Granada Television
Broadcast
Original channel ITV
Picture format 4:3
Original run 23 November 1983 – 28 December 1983

Chessgame is a British television series produced by Granada Television for the ITV network in 1983.

Based on a series of novels by Anthony Price, the series dealt with the activities of a quartet of counter-intelligence agents: David Audley (Terence Stamp), Faith Steerforth (Carmen du Sautoy), Nick Hannah (Michael Culver) and Hugh Roskill (Robin Sachs).

One series of six episodes was made.

  • The Alamut Ambush
  • Enter Hassan
  • The Roman Collection
  • Digging up the Future
  • Flying Blind
  • Cold Wargame

The series was rebroadcast as three TV movies in 1986 called The Alamut Ambush, The Deadly Recruits, and The Cold War Killers.

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