A reporter Mullen 'stumbles' on a story linking a prominent Member of Parliament to a KGB agent. In fact it is also linked to a near Nuclear disaster involving a teenage runaway and an Americal USAF base. Has there been a Government cover-up,Mullen teams up with Vernon Bayliss, an old hack, and Nina Beckam the MP's assistant to find out the truth.

  1. David Drury


  2. Martin Stellman


Top Billed Cast

  1. Gabriel Byrne

    Gabriel Byrne

    Nicholas 'Nick' Mullen

  2. Greta Scacchi

    Greta Scacchi

    Nina Beckman

  3. Denholm Elliott

    Denholm Elliott

    Vernon Bayliss

  4. Ian Bannen

    Ian Bannen

    Dennis Markham

  5. Fulton Mackay

    Fulton Mackay

    Victor Kingsbrook

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Defence of the Realm
Defence of the Realm


Status Released

Release Information

  • September 6, 1986


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 36m

Budget -

Revenue $750,000.00



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