What day and time will 'A Spy Among Friends' release on MGM+? And else everything you need to know

What day and time will 'A Spy Among Friends' release on MGM+? And else everything you need to know
Damian Lewis and Guy Pearce in a still from 'A Spy Among Friends' (MGM+)

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Amazon Prime Video and MGM is out with an exciting and thrilling historical British spy fiction television show titled ‘A Spy Among Friends’. It is based on a critically acclaimed novel by author Ben Macintyre of the same name.


‘A Spy Among Friends’ is written by Alexander Cary and directed by Nick Murphy. This show marks the second adaption of Macintyre’s work preceded by the adaption of the 2010 book ‘Operation Mincemeat’ that Netflix released in 2021.


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When will 'A Spy Among Friends' be released?

‘A Spy Among Friends’ released in the UK in December 2022, but the show is making its US debut on March 12, 2023, on MGM+.

How to watch 'A Spy Among Friends'?

‘A Spy Among Friends’ will be available on MGM+ as well as Amazon Prime Video. Apart from that the show can be streamed on the Prime Video app, which is available to be downloaded from Google’s Play Store and Apple’s App Store. Amazon Prime Video is also available on Roku, PlayStation, Xbox, Amazon Fire TV Stick, Apple TV, Smart TVs, YouView, BT TV Box, Now TV, and Sky Q. It is also available to stream on ITVX in the United Kingdom.


What is the plot of 'A Spy Among Friends'?

'A Spy Among Friends' tells the story of a man, Nicholas Elliott (Damian Lewis), who is called in to testify for Kim Philby (Guy Pearce), whose devotion was brought into question and frowned upon during the height of the Cold War. Elliot is an intelligent MI6 officer, who is committed to his country and Western philosophies.

'A Spy Among Friends' also depicts how Elliot and Philby's friendship is strained after the latter is discovered to be a KGB spy, who has switched allegiance to the Soviet Union. Elliot finds himself buried beneath his questions left unanswered about a person he regarded as a dear friend. The audience will witness a story about close friends who feel deceived by each other as well as by the Cold War. In other words, 'A Spy Among Friends' depicts up-close deviousness of devotion, belief, and betrayal.


What is the cast of 'A Spy Among Friends'?

The six-episode series, ‘A Spy Among Friends’ stars actors Lewis, Pearce, Anna Maxwell Martin, Adrian Edmondson, Stephen Kunken, Nicholas Rowe, Edward Baker-Duly, Anastasia Hille, and Radoslaw Kaim.

What is the latest buzz around 'A Spy Among Friends'?

Many individuals have pondered and asked whether 'A Spy Among Friends,' which encompasses espionage in Britain during the Cold War, is based on an actual event, and the answer is a resounding yes. Further, Rufina, Philby's widow, also speaks about her marriage with Philby, describing him as a traitor who feared betrayal. The two episodes of the show debuted at the London Film Festival and were warmly garnered by the audience. Surprisingly, the main creation of the writer is Lily Thomas, played by Maxwell as a Geordie woman working for the SIS's biggest rival MI5, and is married to a black doctor.


'A Spy Among Friends' will make its US debut on March 12, 2023, on MGM+.

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