The Secret Life of Arthur Ransome

To generations Arthur Ransome's books, including Swallows and Amazons, were an integral part of growing up. But was there a darker side to the author? In this drama-documentary, the enthusiastic Griff Rhys Jones follows a trail that begins in Russia, reveals close links with many leading Bolsheviks, an affair with Trotsky's secretary and previously unreleased KGB documents about Ransome. But was Ransome actually spying for the British secret service all along?

  • Series ID 390933
  • Status Ended
  • Networks BBC
  • Runtimes 59 minutes (1 episode)
  • Genres Documentary
  • Episode Screenshot Format 4:3 Screencap
  • Favorited This series has been favorited by 1 people.
  • Created October 26, 2020 by dorsetjon
  • Modified October 26, 2020 by dorsetjon



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